Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters. Two weeks ago, I reviewed the amazing Pirates of Barracuda Bay set (click here to read about it). Since then, it continues to inspire my photography and story-telling. This week, the set prompted an exploration of relics built by forgotten hands. It features a nod to the LEGO® Pirates sub-theme, Islanders. These 1990s sets figured prominently in my childhood adventures. Consequently, I was thrilled that Pirates of Barracuda Bay included a nostalgic throwback to those bygone sets. I dug out one of my Islanders Minifigures just for the occasion.
An original LEGO® inspired poem from True North Bricks.
Once placed here by forgotten hands,
Now lying buried in the sands.
A reason we will never know,
A meaning lost eons ago.
If only I could overhear,
All that has transpired here.
How many hands have touched this stone,
As the centuries have flown?
Ravaged by the hands of time,
Crumbled and covered in grime.
I wish there was a way to see,
All that this was meant to be.
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