I just sit upon a writing desk, and write. And then, I tell stories. Legends of long ago.
That's always the danger when tilting at windmills, isn't it? And yet we try.— KKay, Alberta, CanadaAn Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel
Great literary connection. I remember struggling with the Don in high school, I should give it a shot again.
I hear strains of the Impossible Dream,see the reed thin Peter O'Toole tippinghis lance to Sophia Loren, or a greatbull charging a sagging ranch windmill,tired of the rusty squawking, or thewell driller who is deathly afraid of metal blades, or the great windmillson the wind farms, two hundred feetabove the bent lance.
…now i’m learning the humour of Don Quixote.~Kelvin
Windmill do remind Ayoh Wang of Moulin Rouge...in Ramadhan.. Don Quixote aussi bien sur ;))May the Ramadhan bring you and Yours closer to HIS pleasure and Maghfirah..
A perfect fit for the prompt!
ha. nice...i remember that tale and it often swept me away...
Simply elegant ..
Hi guys!Thank you for your feedback. What is amazing is that Cervantes wrote this story in the 1600s and Don Quixote was first published in 1604! A true fantasy fan, Don Quixote actually goes mad from his reading of books of chivalry. And now his name is synonymous with the act of trying to achieve one's ideals, no matter how unrealistic...
Ninot Ma'am,Great tie-up to prompt.Don Q did some silly things to the windmills. Yes!
Swept away! Moi aussi!
Tilting at windmills, of course! Nice one.
I LOVE this image and what you have done with it. :-)
Better to be swept away than carried away...that's what I always say :)
Tilting is so much better than wilting. Nice work!
Your words always sweep me aways Ninotaziz! I have missed coming here...thank you for being such a wonderful friend. :-)
We have had some very hot winds in my neck of the woods lately.
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