All of the designs you see on this blog are inspired by stories, fairy tales and nursery rhymes and when Imogen’s Wardrobe saw the Faerytaleish Pinterest Writing Contest at Yearning For Wonderland it was too much to resist an entry.
This little children’s story was inspired by the beautiful fairy boat image below from Ruanna’s Faerytaleish Pinterest Board…
…and, of course, our favourite little girl pirate dresses.
© Imogen’s Wardrobe Little Girl Pirates
Imogen’s Wardrobe Faerypin Contest Entry
A Forest Fairy Tale
The forest was dark, it was the night, a flash of a sword a wing shining bright. Moonlit silk she wore on her head, silver skull and cross bones, “I’m captain!” she said.
The little girl captain and her tiny crew leaped through the forest wearing big hats of blue. On vines like rigging which moved in the breeze the little girl pirates swung high in the trees.
On the edge of the forest was an enchanted lake, fed by a river shaped like a snake.
A ship, fit for a queen, was tied by a rope, to the edge of the lake near the steep forest slope. Where the little girl pirates rested their heads, on hammocks of gossamer and fine silver thread.
As the sun rose, the fish eagle flew, swooping and scooping up fish for the crew. Life there was easy when the forest was growing, but the littlest shipmates had no way of knowing.
That one day the forest would fall to its knees, loggers were chopping and chopping the trees! Who thought it was right to plunder the land, and leave it a sight Pirates just couldn’t stand.
The fish eagle landed to tell them the news, “The forest is going on trucks that form queues!”. The little girl captain said “That can’t be right! They can’t take the trees, for them we will fight?”
“And what of the birds, the creatures and plants?” said the little girl shipmate who wore bright red pants.
The loggers looked up, oh what a sight! The little girl pirates were ready to fight. Swords flashed in the moonlight and quick as can be, the loggers were taken and tied to a tree. As if by magic gold dust was sprinkled, trees shot to the sky, the canopy twinkled. Magic beanstalks you ask? How can that be? Because the little girl pirates were fairies you see.