The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 25, 2021

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Our lovely host LindaGHill has given us this week’s prompt for SoCs.

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “near/far.” Use “near,” use “far,” use them both if you’d like. In fact, if you start your post with one and end with the other, you get bonus points! Enjoy!

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Far away in the land of never never lived Princess Charmless. Unlike all her princess sisters Charmless was far from beautiful, far from dainty and far from demure. In fact she was so far from being princess like she was often mistaken for one of the commoners. She was, though the nearest to kind in her whole family.

Now near to the castle there was a blacksmith’s forge and that’s where Charmless loved to spend her days, getting hot and dirty helping old Dan the blacksmith. Dan knew exactly who she was but chose not to let on because he was so pleased to have a young and healthy assistant.

Charmless was never happier than when busy at the forge. The King and Queen knew where Charmless was and were happy to know she was, safe and near unlike when she was younger and running off near and far!

One day Prince Charming from a neighbouring kingdom had need to visit the forge. He came in dressed in all his finery and was immediately taken by the unglamorous but cute assistant.

Well so far we have Prince Charming and Princess Charmless thrown together by fate. … Well I am running out of time so to cut a very long and involved story short , they fell in love and got married and bought a nice little castle near both kingdoms. They lived happily ever after.

Oh! They had a huge wedding and their friends came from far and near!

26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. robbiesinspiration
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 15:49:32

    A very cute story, Willow.

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 15:55:30

    Cute little story, Sis!

    Reply

  3. Sadje
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 16:59:29

    Haha! Good one.

    Reply

  4. Mother Wintermoon
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 17:47:24

    Charming and Charmless! Soon they will have a baby named Lucky Charms. 🥰

    Reply

  5. John W. Howell
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 17:58:59

    Good job, Willow

    Reply

  6. oneta hayes
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 18:09:46

    I love “live happily ever after” stories. Good day to you.

    Reply

  7. 100 Country Trek
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 19:19:59

    Thanks for this story.

    Reply

  8. Betty Hayes Albright
    Sep 25, 2021 @ 19:58:16

    Love it – made me smile! 😊❤

    Reply

  9. darsword
    Sep 26, 2021 @ 02:14:59

    I love this! Great use of the prompts!

    Reply

  10. J-Dub
    Sep 26, 2021 @ 12:14:28

    Very cool take on the prompt. Nice song choice too 🙂

    Reply

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