The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

Click the image above to fetch a new random story.

Old Man without a Heart

I didn’t tell my young bride where I keep my heart. I lied to her. I said that I keep it under the bedcloth. Now she’s embroidering flowers on the quilt, hoping to find it. How quaint. If I had a heart, I would be moved.

Old Man Without a Heart, in The Man without a Heart, Pink Fairy Book. Illustration by H.J. Ford.

Old Man without a Heart