fbpx

Queen Riding through a Winter Wonderland

On the happiest day of my life, I was riding through the falling snow on a sleigh that was lit by the setting sun. Rushing along through the fir trees in the steaming breath of the horses, I felt like a great white swan, feather-light and wing-borne. “Oh joy and...

Queen of the Fishes

I had sent the little girl-fish on such an arduous adventure to reclaim my crown that I began to doubt she would ever return. My ladies had started to become restless. “I am tired of staying here,” said one fish. Her colors changed with every anxious twist...

Arabian Princess

I gave my ring to the prince who released me from the robbers’ den. I had been underground for twenty years! He promised to come to Arabia to marry me. He said he would arrive within a year, unless he had died. At the end of the year, when he hadn’t come,...