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The Selfish Prince
The Siegfried that had first
began battle with the Raven had been happy.
A little more than happy, maybe, if he remembered correctly.
Siegfried had never been happy go lucky, because he was a prince in line to
the throne behind all his elder brothers and even though he'd likely never be
king he still had a responsibility to his people.
But he had always been happy, he'd been content. He'd been a
little listless, maybe a little lonely with a generous helping of pure hearted naiveté,
something which would often irk his first knight Lohengrin. He had been caring
and self-sacrificing and had often snuck out of the palace walls as a youth to
provide help to the needy and wanton. He had been a fan of the arts, of operas
and theatre and of ballets, and had come to learn
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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