It was the occasion of Princess Priouette’s ninth birthday. Nearly everyone at Castle Rising, even the guards and stable boys, gathered in the great hall and sang “Happy Birthday” to her. There was cake, adorned with nine candles and presents. Her mother gave her new shoes made of the softest grey leather and a pinkContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Icicle”
Princess Pirouette sat on her little throne. Because she took precedence over her mother, it was necessary to make sure her head was highest. To accomplish this, carpenters were brought in to erect a platform, draped in black velvet, upon which the throne was placed. Besides the small, golden coronet that she wore, she alsoContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Hellacious”
Last Photo Challenge
It would be an understatement to say that GarGar, le comte des Deux Chats, felt uncomfortable in the wood stool upon which he was sitting. Directly across from him, behind a long wooden table, sat a committee of men appointed by the Prime Minister in order to debrief le comte on his whereabouts during hisContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gruesome”
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PIROUETTE IS ON HIATUS. HRH will return after a brief rest.
Today’s letter is Z. Flower of the Day
With a wave and a smile, Queen Pirouette’s carriage was off again, down the road toward Castle Rising. After just a few minutes, a clap of thunder shook the vehicle. The sky instantly darkened and then opened up a torrent of rain. To the passengers, it sounded as though they were being pelted with stones,Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Swash”
I’m not sure if this is a swallowtail or a fritillary. Like so many of his brethren, by this time of the year, most butterflies start to look a bit rough for wear. Note the little pieces of its wings that are missing at the bottom.