Thursday 28 February 2019

Fishy Voiceless Love-Story

The prince did not recognize me.

He had forgotten our love-affair.
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I screamed, "Don't you remember me? I am your Ariel..."

But, there were no words…

There was a new girl in his life, who was going to be his wife.

But, he had promised to marry me.

If I had held my tongue...
I could have sung love-songs in my melodious voice that had attracted him to me.
When I went to the witch seeking a pair of legs in place of my fishtail, she demanded my voice in return.
Why did this mermaid agree to the witch's condition?
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100 Words Story for #ThursThreads Challenge
As you would have guessed, this story is inspired by the fairy-tale-"The Little Mermaid". I often think of Ariel and the unhappy ending. If only Ariel had held her tongue and not agreed to lose her voice...
What do you think? Do share in the comments below.

1 comment:

Your words mean a lot to me.

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