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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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Salty

Their Majesty’s Ship La Princesse was christened by Queen Pirouette. To the sound of canon fire, fife and drum, she left her moorings and broke the foam with her prow. A mighty war vessel, La Princesse was commissioned by the Queen in honor of her three daughters, Gargella, Pirouette the younger and LaLa. The QueenContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Salty”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Windbag

Satan’s bedroom door was opened just a crack, so Maxwell could hear the Evil One coughing- the deep, hacking sounds of the dedicated smoker. “Come in, Max! Come in!” Shouted Satan in between expectorations. Maxwell pushed the door open with his muzzle and made his way into the room. It was a mess. On theContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Windbag”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Enough!

King GarGar sat ramrod straight in the saddle. Bringing his sword high in the air, at the count of three, he brought it down. Thus began the canon fire. Within seconds the enemy cavalry was cut to shreds. He raised his swords a second time and shouted, “Enough!” When he brought the sword down, anContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Enough!”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Almost

Queen Pirouette extended her hand to the Prince of Purpose for him to kiss. She did not grant him a smile. She was angry with him. She’d heard about his wooing of her daughter and namesake, Princess Pirouette la plus jeune. The Queen did not need to employ spies because the Court was a hotbedContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Almost”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Cherish

“I love it!” Cried Princess Pirouette la plus jeune. “I shall cherish it always!” The object of her attention was a bracelet made of the reddest rubies ever to dazzle the eye. The Princess barely noticed the Prince of Purpose who knelt before her with his arm outstretched, dangling the jewels like candy for aContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Cherish”

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