The Selfish Giant’s Garden

They visited every day For the grass, starry flowers And space to play for hours. In spring, peach trees burst into blossom And the happy children feasted on fruit all autumn. After a seven year visit with a Cornish ogre, Summer saw the return of the owner, A selfish giant who scared them away With […]

The Little Robber Girl

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Fairy Tale Prompt When I was a child, I remember reading The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen and wondering about the little robber girl who helped Gerda in her search for Kai, who had been lured away by the Snow Queen.  One freezing, dark night in the middle of […]