Today’s old K words are:-
Killock – an anchor
Kopje – a hillock
Kitchin – a small child
Keith – the old fella that writes these stories!
Beside the harbour wall stood the captain, his precious wife’s hand held in his. Heavy with child she was, with just weeks more to go.
‘Take care, my love. When I return we will be a family’.
‘When will that be?’ she asked.
‘Soon my love, soon’.
He climbed aboard the schooner.
‘Boatswain, weigh the killock and set sail’ he commanded.
She watched as the vessel left the harbour. Still, she stood until it met the horizon and faded into the setting sun.
Atop a kopje overlooking the ocean sits a woman. She visits there most days.
‘When will I meet my father?’ begs her kitchin looking deep into her eyes.
‘Soon child, soon’ she replies wiping a tear from her cheek.
Legolept , loganamnosist, logorrhoea and lexiphanic