Flower of the Day, September 13, 2020

This flower caught my eye the other day when I was walking a nature trail near my house. I don’t know what it is, but I think it is quite lovely. Yellow is one of my favorite colors. To me it symbolizes hope, sunlight and strength.

Prayers are going out for Cee Neuner, her family and friends.

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Woodsy

Queen Pirouette was born and raised in the countryside. Most of her childhood was spent under the care of her grandmother, who was the old king’s younger sister. As the years progressed, this relative and that relative would pass away, leaving young Pirouette alone and blue. On the other hand, each death moved her one step closer to the throne. When she turned fifteen years of age, a summons came from the palace.

“Time to say goodbye to your woodsy haven, Princess Pirouette. I am summoning you to the palace for an important announcement. It will be in your best interest to be present, front and center when I make my announcement.” Princess Pirouette (the elder) crumpled up the letter from the old king and tossed it onto the floor.

“Grandmama!” She shouted. “I’ve been summoned to the palace!”