Crimson’s Creative Challenge #50

Copyright Crispina Kemp

I couldn’t believe it. I’d married royalty.

A fine carriage, inlaid with gold and precious jewels, carried me through the gates into his estate. I was completely unaware when those gates closed I’d become a prisoner.

I was no simpleton. I came from the streets of life. I’d clawed, fought, and manipulated my way into the royal court. My husband thought I was an innocent maiden willing to provide for his every need.

I might have, if he’d loved me as much as I loved him.

I soon realized who he was and what he’d done to previous wives.

He was naive and didn’t see me coming.

No one cares what happened to him, now that I rule.

Servants are not beaten.

Sharecroppers keep of their crops and didn’t starve.

I don’t make the same mistake twice.

I found true love, a real prince, who teats me like a princess.

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #50 post a photograph and gives the opportunity to be as creative as one wishes with the photograph. 

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