What do you see # 89 – July 5, 2021

Today is Monday. Welcome back to another prompt.

Rules;

You can write a post on your blog and create a pingback to link to the original post.

Write an original story, poem or a caption.

There is no limit to words or format but keep it family-friendly.

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I will do a round-up next Sunday before the next Prompt is posted.

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Does this picture inspire you to write something?

Image credit; Oziel Goméz

For the visually challenged reader, this image shows an old car parked in snow. The luggage rack on the top of the car has a rubber raft on it.

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88 thoughts on “What do you see # 89 – July 5, 2021

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  2. I nremember me a time,
    When dad had himself a blue Peugeot,
    … it wasn’t new or in its prime,
    But it had spunk and plenty of getupngo!
    My father would drive us all out all on Sunday trips,
    … we would go here, there, everywhere really,
    Together we all had some right ol’ kicks,
    … on the flats, an’ the curves and even the steep hilly!
    Till one day, in the midst of an extreme Australian winter,
    ….. that blue Peugeot got us out of a bit of a fix,
    Dad sped around an icy corner, and a back wheel took off for a sprinter!
    … My oh my let me tell you now, that knocked us for six!
    The car spun around and around on that steep bend,
    …. and tipped itself off the edge of a cliff,
    With us all inside ready to meet and greet our ends..
    … and scared shi …. stiff!!
    But luck if you wish to call it that,
    ………….. was on our side that day
    That sweet old car was determined to not let death at..
    …. us in any way!
    It retained its posture and balance,
    … and preserved our lives on the pivotal edge,
    In a truly magnificent act of of bravado and gallant,
    … and stayed there teetering on the frozen ledge!
    Eventually, another car came around that bend,
    … saw our plight, stopped and attached a rope to our tow,
    Bringing us back onto the road and awaiting a truck to retrieve and mend!
    That blue Peugeot 403, saved our lives that day by not letting go!

    True story. 1966 – Australia – the back wheel of the car, spun off its nuts and we ended up going over the cliff of sorts, we were stuck on a snowdrift on the edge of a 300 foot drop to rocky ground below for 75 minutes before another vehicke passed by to lend a hand. The 403 stayed in our lives for another two years before it was replaced with a cream Peugeot 404. Dad loved the Peugeot. I was 3 when it happened and l remember it, and l also remember the fear in my father’s eyes when he thought we were all going to die. Years later l would always be reminded of that incident when l saw the film The Italian Job with Michael Caine because we were in a similar position.

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    1. Oh wow Rory, What a terrifying experience it must have been. And in that state 75 minutes would feel like a lifetime. I’m glad that someone came along to provide assistance. Thanks for this lovely poem.

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