To Kiss A Princess

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
An old eulogy to life

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To Kiss A Princess

Submitted: August 25, 2011

An old eulogy to life Read Chapter

Submitted: September 01, 2011

    2   I lived in a semi-detached house with my mother, Sylvia, and my three year old sister, Louise.&... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 01, 2011

  3   It was another school day and I was bored, very bored: an abject, permanent boredom. A poignant inertia dw... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 01, 2011

  4   I ran straight back home after school, as fast as my legs would carry me, and wandered lugubriously around... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 03, 2011

5 It was Wednesday evening, the much-appreciated end of another dull school day. I sat with Benjy on the brick wall in front of his h... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 03, 2011

6 A cacophonous buzz drilled into my ear canals; an obnoxious scream that pierced the morning air and rubbed against my eardrums like... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 03, 2011

  7   As I entered the house I could hear Louise crying.  I walked upstairs to elicit what the problem was.... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 03, 2011

8 I lay upon the ground: my body paralysed, my mind confused. My eyes could see nothing but a floating blackness, like the sea at nig... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 13, 2011

9 It was Friday morning, 7.00 a.m. I lay comfortably in my bed, snug underneath the cotton duvet. I had thirty minutes to enjoy befor... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 13, 2011

10 I stared into the gloomy depths of the forest. A sea of shadows danced underneath the ever-dwindling forest canopy, the leaves slo... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 13, 2011

    11 I walked home, passed through the front door and stepped uneasily towards the kitchen, my limbs still ach... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 13, 2011

    12   It was early Saturday morning.  I stood alone at the entrance of the train station, await... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 25, 2011

    13   I arrived back home.  Sylvia and Tessa sat at the kitchen table drinking mugs of tea.&nbs... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 25, 2011

    14   "When did you last see Benjamin?" asked the taller, more talkative policeman in an emotionless... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 25, 2011

      15   It was another quiet and dreary Sunday.  I stood alone in the centre of my bed... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 29, 2011

Part 2 1 A face hid behind the murky surface of the bedroom mirror, staring at me. It was a melancholic mask, with sullen lips an... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2011

  2   It was Saturday morning.  I sat with Adeline in the forest awaiting Andrew’s funeral, due to take p... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2011

  3   I walked across the village, my eyes fixed upon the pavement, carefully analyzing the plethora of litter a... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2011

4 I awoke from a beautiful dream and immediately wished to relive it. The dream - so sweet and blissful! It provided me with a world ... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 05, 2011

    5   The school day ended and I hurriedly walked home from school.  I passed Tessa’s garden a... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 05, 2011

6 “No, no, no,” I cry. “What is this I see? A lifeless body, a taut rope, a pair of legs swinging in the air..? My lonely soul ... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 08, 2011

    Part 3   Today is the present.  I stand alone. Alone in a cemetery. The cemetery w... Read Chapter

To Kiss A Princess - Epilogue

Submitted: October 12, 2011

  Part 4   It was a late autumn night.  The air was filled with the static of a growing storm.  Stephe... Read Chapter