fbpx

Mirror of the Spellbound Princess

I sit on the dresser in the dark room of a spellbound princess. When she picks me up, I reflect her beauty, as it is in truth. She weeps when she sees herself. She is reminded of everything she knows to be true. Yet to others she appears as a decrepit old woman....

Woman Who Wanted Something for Herself

My father made me work hard, and the one thing I wanted for myself—a sprig of rosemary—would not be pulled out of the ground. The harder I pulled, the more the plant resisted, but I was not about to be beaten. I tore it out of the ground, and then a lot of things...