Though warned by the townspeople
That there would be no help for miles,
Nellie and her crew kept walking,
To see the mountain with a strange smile.
They were told of bad things happening,
But Nellie did not believe in superstition.
So, onward she and her people went.
They weren’t giving up on their mission.
But as they drew close to their destination,
And spotted the look on the mountain’s face,
They decided the townspeople were right,
And that there was real evil in this place.
So, they turned around and skedaddled,
Before they became the main entree.
Though the townspeople laughed at them,
At least they would live to see another day.
Written for Photo Challenge #249 from Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, January 29, 2019.
For they had seen what was