A Splash of Love #writephoto

He does not love, he hates,
Injustice, indifference, immorality.
Guilt dogs his every step.
Sorrow for what has been done,
And what is yet to come.
The beauty around,
discoloured by bitterness within.
His righteous soul cries out in distress,
As he blurs between the lines of love and hate
If love is timeless, is hate the same?

She does not hate, she loves,
Nature, laughter, Affection.
Predators lurk around her every turn
But her eyes are blind
To the evils of this world
Its gray shadowed threats,
disguised in coloured hues of beauty
As she toes that fickle line
Between danger and safety

Two people so different,
and yet fundamentally the same.
His cautious shades of gray,
Tinged deep with fervour and passion.
Her rainbow of bliss and beauty,
Splashing fantasy onto reality.

Imagine them together,
Dream up their world,
A home besides gray waters,
Of solid stone and safe walls
A home surrounded by nature,
Of laughing greens and loving trees
Picture their fantasy

For in this ever changing world
All lines are drawn in sand
And all it takes is a breath of air
A breath of love.


Gratitude is the cornerstone of love – 6wordstory.


I wrote this for;

Reena’s exploration challenge – A colourless world.

Sue’s write photo prompt – Fantasy.

Shweta’s six word story prompt – Gratitude.

I hope you enjoy this,
Stay safe and stay loving.

Β© judeitakali

55 Comments Add yours

  1. Olivia says:

    Beautiful 😊

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Olivia

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  2. justcalmwildness says:

    This is beautiful. Thought-provoking too. ‘If love is timeless, is hate the same?’ Great piece

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Jackie. It means more than you knowπŸ€—

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  3. mariamichaela says:

    I love the story and the picture you painted

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Michaela. I’m glad you enjoyed itπŸ’›

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  4. Wonderful. The ideal relationship in an ideal setting.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Kim. I hadn’t realised it’s actually idealπŸ˜ƒ

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  5. Era says:

    Beautiful!!

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you EraπŸ™πŸΎ

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      1. Era says:

        Anytime πŸ™‚πŸ™‚

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  6. Reena Saxena says:

    This is a characterisation that leaves me asking for the story πŸ™‚

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    1. judeitakali says:

      I’m glad the intrigue comes out, they do seem to have quite the tale of how they would interact

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  7. Reena Saxena says:

    Reblogged this on Reena Saxena and commented:
    A splash of love …. by Jude

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  8. Sue Vincent says:

    One breath upon the sands blurs aline that was never meant to be drawn… Another superb poem, Jude.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Sue. I’m glad you appreciate this 🌼

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      1. Sue Vincent says:

        Very much, Jude.

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  9. pranavsable says:

    impressive…………plz follow me also…..currently I am writing a novel

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    1. judeitakali says:

      I’ll go have a look

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  10. Oh. This is so beautiful.
    For in this ever changing world
    All lines are drawn in sand
    And all it takes is a breath of air
    A breath of love.
    I loved this part. And your six word story is too good! Thanks for joining in πŸ˜„

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Shweta 🌸. I’m glad you like thisπŸ’•

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      1. You are very welcome πŸ™‚

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  11. A lovely take on the prompt. Thanks for starting my day with a smile.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much D, and you’re more than welcome 😊

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  12. Ah, I can picture their beautiful fantasy.

    “For in this ever changing world
    All lines are drawn in sand
    And all it takes is a breath of air
    A breath of love.”.

    So true and beautiful Jude! ❀ !

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Radhika. I’m glad you like thisπŸŒΈπŸ’•

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  13. Jai Lynn says:

    This was wonderful! ❀ I want to see more to their story, you've intrigued me~

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Lynn. I’ll give an encore some thought

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  14. memadtwo says:

    A partnership where each fills in what is missing in the other…that’s a good recipe. (K)

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    1. judeitakali says:

      It does feel like thatπŸ˜ƒ

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  15. Loved it 😍

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Rez🌸🌼

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  16. Trisha says:

    Love isn’t timeless but I love love love the coordination of this,Great workπŸ‘πŸ½

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much 😊

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  17. Beautiful post! Hi jude, I nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Check out my post when you can. I’d love to read your response.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you Rishika, I’m horrible at Award nominations, no category for them on my site. But I’ll try and find a way around 🀞🏾

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      1. Haha, no pressure!

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  18. Bulbul says:

    Incredible takes on all the prompts, Jude! Loved the whole basket. You sure have a way with your words.πŸ€—πŸ™πŸŒžπŸŒˆ

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Bubble. I’m grateful to have met you on hereπŸ’•πŸŒΈ

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      1. Bulbul says:

        Its always a pleasure, Jude, I feel the same! Cheers πŸ™‚

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  19. This is a great poem, Jude. I love the idea of drawing lines in the sand.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much Roberta, I’m glad you like it 🌸

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  20. This is sublime. The juxtaposition of love and hate so eloquently framed.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much. I’m glad you appreciate this

      Like

  21. bejamin4 says:

    Great title! Greater words!

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much for saying this

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  22. msjadeli says:

    An intricately woven cloth of differently textured threads that inspires thought and possibility, Jude.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you Jade, always two sides to the coin

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      1. msjadeli says:

        You’re welcome.

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  23. The juxtaposition worked beautifully to craft a lovely tale, Jude.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you Punam. I love integrating these three prompts. It’s loads challenging and I can go out on the weekend and spend a couple of hours in nature composing something

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      1. You are welcome! Challenges usually bring out the best in us and we are also able to do what we like best. 🌷

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