Tag: reimagined fairy tale

How a Nameless Child Got Her Name

In a time that stood for all times, a small child lay among the brackish water and tall reeds and rushes. As the water lapped over her tiny feet, she lay, half-asleep, dreaming of better days, willing herself into quiet for just a few more moments, for she knew what realization would come to her on waking: she had been abandoned. This small child, … Read More How a Nameless Child Got Her Name

(Un)Conscious Metamorphosis

After the 13th fairy cursed me my father ordered all the spinning wheels destroyed. Great heaving piles of burning timbers came crashing down, who knew there were that many spindles afoot? We were all desperate to keep my innocence From draining out. Of course he could not anticipate that the fire would entrance me. I stood in the tower belonging to the wise woman … Read More (Un)Conscious Metamorphosis