Hazel: A Shiny Dime For A Sparkly Diamond

Boisterous laughter echoed through the passageway. It was another icy Winter’s morning, the solstice of the season. The aroma of the fireplace filled the living room as Lady Hazel chatted excitedly. Heather, the Lady’s Pomeranian, nestled deep into the Persian rug, waking every few minutes startled by the Lady’s outbursts, then canoodling back into her … Read more

Glory Of An Emotional Heap

The girl, exasperated, stared at the pile in front of her The heap seemed to grow exponentially the longer she looked at it a glorified mishmash of years and years of hoarding collection of valuable doohickeys from past adventures and future tokens Despite the wrangled mess, it gave off a scent of lavender and vanilla, … Read more

Hazel: One Frozen Chicken To Feed None

Alice stared, her jaw gravitating towards the marble floor. Before her eyes was the handmaid. Alongside the handmaid stood a bucket of brown muck surrounded by a pool of dirty water. A wrangled mop lay cast aside. In the pool was a whole raw chicken drenched in the swampy fluid. Lady Hazel was stationed before … Read more

Hazel: Making New Homes Out Of Old Castles

It was the peak of a great war, the first, really, of the century. Tears lingered on the streets of the busy city like rain. Hospitals were drowning with the fallen men and women, citizens riddled with the wave of panic and hysteria. Lady Hazel watched from her high bedroom tower. She was safe there; … Read more