Chalk Downs

Chalk hills

exposed—

Salisbury Plains

Where downs meet sea—

White Cliffs

of Dover

I travel north—

Yorkshire Wolds

west to the River Nidd

Pateley Bridge

Summerbridge

Glasshouses

Hampsthwaite

where old Mr Wainwright

showed me the plaque

of William Makepeace Thackeray

who was burned at the stake

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dVerse prompt to write a quadrille using the word chalk.

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Chalk Downs

One thought on “Chalk Downs

  1. De Jackson says:

    Wow! I was not prepared for that sobering last line! Well spilled. The white cliffs of Dover are making many appearances with this prompt. 😉

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