Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

2241 Words Sep 29th, 2016 9 Pages
A certain smell hung in the air.

Most ponies would call it “spring”—blooming flowers, fresh air, and amorous feelings—but Celestia couldn’t care less what ponies called it, she just wanted it to go away. As she conducted the royal court from her throne, listening to yet another love-struck couple asking for her marriage blessing, the stench of emotion and hormones filled the room. The scent wafted throughout the castle, thanks in no small part to the servants opening all of the castle’s windows. It was spring, and more specifically, it was a week after Hearts and Hooves Day.

“May your marriage be prosperous, fruitful, and above all, joyful.”

“Th-thank you so much, Princess! W-we-we’re honored,” the stallion stammered as he was escorted out of the room with his fiancé.

“Royal court is adjourned! If you still wish to speak with Her Royal Highness, Princess Celestia, you may…”

The pony droned on, but Celesta’s mind drifted off. That was the thirty-sixth couple today, and she would undoubtedly encounter more tomorrow.

She rose from her throne and gracefully strolled to the private chambers behind the throne room. There, she shed her regalia, approached the sink, and sighed as she dipped her hooves in the cool water from the running faucet. The Sun Princess’s crown fell onto its holder with the help of her magic, and Celestia slowly rubbed her face while staring at her reflection in the mirror.

She tried to make her best cute, pouty face. It was passable.

It had been a…

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