In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Afloat.” I took this photo while on vacation with my mom and her siblings last summer as we trekked through upstate New York to where they were all born and raised. He swam around the Clifton Springs swan pond with plenty of ducks to keep him company whilst his partner sat on their nest. I’m pretty sure he swam the pond so plenty of photos could be taken, he was very lovely (and I’m really hoping he is a he and not a she – if anyone knows more about swans and can correct me, please do so!!). SWAN