Ragtag Daily Prompt: Lilac

Feeling more than a little glum and overwhelmed, Queen Pirouette sat at her work desk, reviewing memorandum and reports from the field of battle against the loathsome Empire. From the very moment she’d assumed the throne, it seemed as if a band of enemies had surrounded her and bombarded her with canon fire. The youngContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Lilac”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Beam

Once the Ambassador took the seat of honor at Queen Pirouette’s right hand, there was a flourish of trumpets, drums, fifes and tambourines. The Ambassador, thinking that all of this musical display was in his honor, rose to his feet, his face suitably red with embarrassment and pride, suddenly realized that all eyes were fixedContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Beam”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Thunderous

When the Imperial Ambassador, Monsignor von Thornbird entered the banquet hall, he was stunned by the enormity of the room, as well as by the number of people gathered in his honor. There must be two hundred people in attendance. He thought to himself. When the Chamberlain struck the floor three times in order toContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Thunderous”

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Ludwig’s Monday Window Challenge: May 9, 2022

It’s those mysterious attic windows that always capture my attention. What’s up there? I wonder. Is there a lost Rembrandt? Abraham Lincoln’s Civil War diaries? There could be anything up there! What are your secrets? I’d like to know. Monday Window Challenge

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Faces

Of all the faces Monsignor von Thornbird had seen in his life, Queen Pirouette’s was beyond dispute the most beautiful. Now he understood all of the rapturous reports that had come from all quarters. Without exception, every story of the young Queen began and ended with details of her legendary beauty. This beauty extended beyondContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Faces”

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