Ragtag Daily Prompt: Plant

When Queen Pirouette gave birth to her first child, the Princess Gargella, the Guild of Florists gave her a pink cherry blossom tree with shiny black bark. It was beautiful. She asked that it be planted outside her bedroom window. Every Spring it would bloom and mark another birthday for the eldest child of KingContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Plant”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Shrivel

Sir Simon Cringworthy was confused. Halfway through his journey from his country estate to Court, he suddenly realized that he’d been holding his map in the wrong position thereby going south when he should have been going east. Now he was certain to lose the race against his wife for Queen Pirouette’s ear. The ruinContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Shrivel”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Frondescence

It was during the reign of the old king that GarGar, le comte des deux chats first proposed to Princess Pirouette, the heir apparent. On bended knee he presented la Princesse a modest diamond ring. There in the frondescence of His Majesty’s gardens, Pirouette first refused her future husband her hand in marriage. At theContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Frondescence”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Ruby

When Queen Pirouette was just a little girl, parliament designated her as the heir apparent to the throne. In this way, civil war was averted. Because of this, she was sometimes called Pirouette Makepeace. To honor her, the old king presented her with a ruby of great value and it became known as the MakepeaceContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Ruby”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Impetuous

As a young man, before he was destined for the throne, King GarGar was le comte des deux chats, an old family title. When he first met his future wife, she was the heir apparent of the throne and far from his reach. At first, he dare not even express his love, but as theContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Impetuous”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Eyes

After twenty one years of marriage, King GarGar and Queen Pirouette were more in love than ever. When they first met, he was le comte des deux chats and she was la Princesse royale. For GarGar it was love at first sight. For Pirouette the feelings took longer to take hold, but when they did,Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Eyes”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Flatus

When Queen Pirouette received the Baron Wilhelm von Freedvont-Schpleizping in her throne room, he bowed low at the waist. When he did so, he emitted a loud flatus. The Queen unfurled her fan and put it over her face so that none of the courtiers could see her giggling. The Baron was horrified with embarrassment.Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Flatus”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gelid

When Queen Pirouette smiled, the effect was like a warm summer breeze scented with honeysuckle caressing your cheek. On the other hand, when she frowned, it was like a gelid wind blowing down from the Arctic, leaving recipients shivering in its wake. Unfortunately for the delegation standing before her throne, she was angry and notContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gelid”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Explain

The airs of bugle, fife and drum filled the streets of the city, making the boom of fireworks a fitting crescendo. Gangs of young apprentices, drunk on the wine that flowed from the city’s fountains, roamed the streets singing patriotic songs. Every twenty or thirty minutes, canon fire boomed from the castle that brooded overContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Explain”

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