Camelot

Image by enrique lopez garre on pixabay (slightly altered by yours truly)

I dream, I dream of Camelot
Of summers when I had your love
Of days when with my knights I jested
Of nights when in my arms you rested

I dream, I dream of Camelot
And of the lady of Shallot
Of fays who from a lake did rise
Of you before you caught his eyes

I dream, I dream of Camelot
Before that demon Lancelot
Took and sullied my pure love
O how I dream of Camelot
Of Camelot, where this idyll lies

84 words

Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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21 Responses to Camelot

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    This was a prompt made to order fro you, Dear Lady….. Elegant.

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    • crimsonprose says:

      It’s true, I did smile when I saw it. And I thought, Idyll, Idyll, ah, *Idylls of the King*, good old Tennyson. Well, that’s where the inspiration began. And the rest wrote itself. Hark! Do we hear Tennsyon turning in his grave? 🙂

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  2. Dale says:

    Absolutely wonderful, Crispina!
    Love, love, love your romantic poetic side.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. neha98blog says:

    I am fascinated with your writing skills dearie,and you’ve found a new admirer.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. I absolutely loved this, Crispina. You’re a wonderful writer. Kudos to you! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Love this so much! I can imagine King Arthur dreaming while he waits to return, and thinking these words… 🙂

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