Ragtag Daily Prompt: Like a Circle in a Spiral

It was Bring Your Daughter to Work Day at the palace. Little girls in bright red uniforms stood at attention beside their fathers who were honor guards. In the kitchens, young ladies hurried behind their fathers who were chefs in His and Her Majesty’s service. Everywhere in the palace, the sound of young women’s laughterContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Like a Circle in a Spiral”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Bloom

King GarGar ordered that the bells of his chapel be rung. As if in reply, all the church bells in the city of Catapolis began to ring as well. He took Queen Pirouette by the hand and whispered into her ear, “This is the happiest day of my life!” As an answer, she kissed himContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Bloom”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gossamer

La Princess Pirouette la jeunne looked radiant as she crossed the ballroom floor to give her father a kiss on the cheek. All eyes were upon the young denizen of the palace who only now was emerging from an extended period of mourning. Yes, the death of the Margrave Pierre had been a terrible blow,Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gossamer”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Journalist

It was a crazy day at the palace. Queen Pirouette had granted an interview to acclaimed journalist Blarblara Walrus. The Throne Room had to be cleaned from top to bottom. That meant clearing everybody out of the gardens as well. The Palace Guards needed to be drilled and carefully reviewed to make sure their uniformsContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Journalist”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Domestic

Hear ye! Hear ye! Whereas, reports have reached the capital that mice have overrun storehouses, cheese shops, bakeries and homes and; Whereas, supplies of grain, cheese, bread and cake may be threatened and; Whereas, the sources of these mice are both foreign and domestic, their numbers grow exponentially and; Therefore, His Majesty King GarGar hasContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Domestic”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Settle

King  GarGar tried his hardest to comfort his daughter la Princesse Pirouette la jeune. He held her hand and whispered to her, “Now, now, my dear, everything is going to be alright.” To no avail. His daughter would not stop weeping. Queen Pirouette tried her best to quell the tempests that raged in their daughterContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Settle”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: The Blues

Once again, King GarGar was refusing to get out of bed. This time it was because of an argument between his wife and their second daughter, both named Pirouette. King GarGar didn’t know who was more stubborn- mother or child- but he was sick and tired of the entire affair. Now that la jeune PirouetteContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: The Blues”

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