A Fool’s Trade

“You’re a fool,” the maid said.

She finished putting her in a royal gown. “Well, I will be.”

“He’s a jester!”

The princess pulled on a motley dress. “With wit and heart!”

“You’ll trade me a courtly life, for that?”

I trade a gilded cage,” she whispered.

Copyright © by Jason H. Abbott, All Rights Reserved.

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