CCC105: Lady Anne

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #105

“Lady, where are you wintering this year?” asked Lady Anne’s iridescent-armoured beau.

“Burlingham. As usual,” she answered, a little bit haughty.

“But, Lady, you know who’ll be there.”

She turned a scornful look on him.

“Lady, he wears black and has horns. You cannot allow him access. He’ll eat you.”

She tutted. “I do declare, you are quite the coward to be so intimidated.”

“You think by wearing the bishop’s red you’ll be safe?”

She sighed and turned her back on him. Every autumn they had this same argument, but she’d overwinter nowhere other than Burlingham’s Insect Hotel.

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22 Responses to CCC105: Lady Anne

  1. aFrankAngle says:

    Thanks for a smile for my morning.

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  2. Rather on the same wavelength as my post which failed to publish yesterday, I like yours better though

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  3. Dale says:

    Love it! I hope Lady stays safe for the winter.
    I was going to go with a house for little people but then a memory came up (along with a picture) so…

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  4. Tien Skye says:

    Haha, love this little ladybug story 🙂

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  5. Love it! “He” is a stag beetle? 🙂

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  6. Sounds like she’s just cutting off her nose to spite her face.


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