Fairytale Horse Listener

I went for a gentle Sunday stroll here in my village in Cornwall and passed an idyllic yellow cottage by an ancient grey ruin church. I noticed a couple through the window, lost together doing a jigsaw. I could hear the sound of their chickens, strutting across the stable yard like they owned it.

A few yards further up, past a pristine allotment, I came across their fairytale horse. It stopped munching its hay and began staring at me for what felt like ages. I found myself sharing all my troubles. It listened, nodded kindly and we both moved on…

By Debbie Geraghty

Hailing from Scotland and now living in Cornwall, UK. A window gazing lover of river and clouds. A visual storyteller and wondering wanderer who tries to live deeply - but lightly.

2 replies on “Fairytale Horse Listener”

Cornwall is very beautiful Lynn. Probably more famous more for its coastlines than wide open spaces. Neighbouring Devon is gorgeous too. Worth a trip one day for sure!

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