Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?
Shy child in tatters
Too weak and cold
To lift her sword
How hast thou come here?
My outstretched arms, dear waif!
Sweet sprite of whimsy!
The fairy circles
On the ground,
Be'est fille or faery,
Thou hast found
A friend who'll keep thee safe!
For ev'ry small one
Needs to feel
Loved and protected,
Needs a meal
And home, and clothing.
For thy weal,
I'll shield you. Call me Rafe.
Come to me, dears. Be safe.
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Comments (4 so far!)
If I had a fairy, a good fairy, I wonder what I shall do?
- #2228 Posted 5 years ago
Explore this idea in a sequel, if you wish!
I had the notion last night on the way home from work: Is the speaker a trustworthy person, or someone more sinister?
What do you think?
- #2237 Posted 5 years ago
Well, she has a sword...
- #2242 Posted 5 years ago
That little girl is an interesting personage to me, and I may go and create a more complete OC just to see what she's about. The speaker here sounds caring and empathetic, but then if someone were up to no good they'd aim for that anyway.
I don't really want to explore or imagine/"live" an experience wherein a child is menaced or disturbed by a malicious person...
I'll see what happens, I guess.
- #2250 Posted 5 years ago
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