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Lochgelly Lupin.

By foggytwo
This wee story could have started with "Once upon a time" as it happened once a long time ago when fairies were abundant in the forests and wondrous magical events took place.


On Halloween night a few years ago.
Whilst heading for old Castle Kelly.
Situated in the Kingdom of Fife.
Where I stopped for a rest in Lochgelly.
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Now being a stranger in these here parts.
And a bed for the night as my aim.
I stopped a young local asking the way.
Ending up going the way that I came.
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Back to the junction before turning right.
Up a side road surrounded by farms.
Twas then that I spotted a far distant light.
I was nearing the Lochgelly Arms.
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Out of the window I glanced to the right.
When I saw it alongside the car.
Something was dancing through all the trees.
Of a brightness as bright as a star.
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It darted round and over the car.
Each time hitting and causing a whack.
No way out of this one, I thought.
On this road I could not turn back.
--
When I finally reached the Lochgelly Arms.
The light went as fast as it came.
On telling this tale to the landlord.
Said he knew it and also it`s name.
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"Aye you`ve encountered the Lochgelly Lupin.
Aye and tonight is the night it appears.
Ever since old Andy the gardener.
Cursed it way back through the years".
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"Since then on the night of each Halloween.
The Lupin has took on this glow.
It roams the towns and fields of these parts.
Frightening all who come and who go."
--
After downing a nightcap,I went to my room.
Settling down with intent to watch telly.
The Day Of The Triffids was all that was on.
And so ended my night in Lochgelly.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Digital art Humour and fun

Voters: roelf, Daisymaye, Mynett and 21 more


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Comments


maryg 11 66 18 Scotland
30 Oct 2009 9:01PM
Loved the Lochgelly ditty , only thing I knew about from Lochgelly which which whacked people was a thick leather strap used by teachers in the good old days!
Like this creative Halloween image and ditty, very well done
Mary

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Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
30 Oct 2009 9:09PM
Boooo!!! Scary creative stuff..........Sandy
Mynett 11 142 6 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2009 9:11PM
oh the ballad of Lochgelly should now be put to a tune.... it is great fun as is the image or this strange phenomenum roaming these parts and driving a man to drink

Linda Wink x
Fisher2 12 1 Ireland
30 Oct 2009 9:14PM
Well done indeed,
dessy
Mynett 11 142 6 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2009 10:06PM
i have just come back for another read of this one lol oh lol

linda
31 Oct 2009 10:42AM
Well I aint gonna ask how you crerated this one, I wouldnt understand anyway lol, but hey screamer excusing the pun
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
31 Oct 2009 6:43PM
Thanks to all above for your comments, they are appreciated.
Pete.
Jat_Riski 11 89 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2009 8:32PM
Excellent work.
MickS 14 23 14 England
31 Oct 2009 9:19PM
Watcha Pete,
a couple of excellent, apt, pics.
best
Mick
woolybill1 Plus
13 30 75 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2009 12:20PM
Hilarious - and very,very good!
Bill
GalleryGirl 12 4 2 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2009 9:50PM
Coool! Great work!

Marilyn x
jan 1 15 12 Netherlands
3 Nov 2009 2:34PM
Hello Pete.
Who else than you could have made such a nice Halloween picture and with the verse included, an absolute gorgeous creation.!
Complements dear friend.
Regards from Jan
5 Nov 2009 5:28PM
excellent pete,your probably a poet and dont know it.lol.ray
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
5 Nov 2009 7:59PM
My thanks to all above for your comments, they are all very welcome.
Pete.
11 Nov 2009 6:12PM
Fun! Fun! Fun ! Gill
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
17 Nov 2009 12:45PM
excellent Pete
Dennis
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
25 Nov 2009 6:58PM
My thanks to Gillian and Dennis,appreciated.
Pete.

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