A to Z Challenge- The Letter N – April 17, 2016

by Georgia

troubadours

On the Ninth hour
Just south of Northern Nubia
Nine nymph-like waifs
(All nieces of the Negus)
Naively danced nude
With a nebulous-like gauzy cloth
Tied to the nape of their necks.

Ninety nasty nags nestled
Behind a neglected Mashrabiya
Nattering as they negotiated
(And smoked their narghilè)
Bets as to which the Norman knight
Would nuzzle that night in bed …
(Novelly he chose none!)

The Negus nodded approval
(And noticed the nags tittering).
The Noble Norman knight
Of course was nervous
At the sight of eighteen nude nipples,
He was celibate but none the less alive!
(The nags enjoyed his nervousness.)

Negotiations began
The Negus and the Norman neglected nothing.
A necromancer revealed
numerous future nebulosities
(none detrimental to peace).
The Noble Negus pledged neutrality,
Negating alliances with the neighbouring Nubians.

© G.s.k. ‘16

No, I didn’t give up – just changed my day of rest from Sunday to Saturday as I had to do some gardening yesterday – rain is predicted for today!

In a couple of weeks with warmer weather, the Medieval reenactment season begins.  Our first reenactment will be at San Giorgio in the Provence of Bologna.  I was listening to a series of Medieval music from the 12th century and it inspired me to imagine a would be meeting between the Negus – or the most important Christian king (the Ethiopians are Coptic Christians)  in that region and a Norman knight.  Of course this is all pure fantasy.

2 Comments to “A to Z Challenge- The Letter N – April 17, 2016”

  1. nnnnnnnnice . . .

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