by John William Godward
"Hello, awe-inspiring, rising sun," croons the well-groomed young gentleman.
"Is that your absolute best use of flattery? I have heard better," replies the alluring young woman.
"You have not given me a chance fair princess." assures the gentleman.
"I am no princess. I'm an educated young maiden who would be most pleased if you would remove yourself from her presence. And yes, I am speaking a bit discourteously but it is simply because you have vexed me on this early morning," she exclaims with mild annoyance.
"My apologies. I didn't mean to offend," he states, leaving her with a flower.
Drabble- n. a story written in exactly 100 words.