Once upon a time the three hands of a clock started all at the same point. How much magic did they see from one second to the next til they all met once more?

I’m currently working on Volume 1 of an 11-volume collection of poetry containing a line of fairy-tale verse for every second from high noon to the stroke of midnight. The following versified fairy tales are currently available to read (and some to hear):

  1. The Frog King, or Iron Heinrich
  2. The Cat and the Mouse Set Up Housekeeping
  3. Mary’s Child
  4. The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers
  5. The Wold and the Seven Young Kids
  6. Faithful Johannes
  7. A Stroke of Good Business
  8. A Miraculous Fiddler
  9. The Twelve Brothers
  10. A Pack of No-Goods
  11. Little Brother and Little Sister
  12. Rapunzel
  13. The Three Little Men in the Woods
  14. The Three Spinners
  15. Hansel and Gretel
  16. The Three Snake Leaves
  17. The White Snake
  18. The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean
  19. The Fisherman and His Wife
  20. The Brave Little Tailor
  21. Aschenputtle
  22. The Riddle
  23. The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage
  24. Mother Holle
  25. The Seven Ravens
  26. Little Red Cap
  27. The Musicians of Bremen
  28. The Singing Bone
  29. The Devil With the Three Golden Hairs
  30. The Louse and the Flea
  31. The Girl Without Hands
  32. Clever Hans
  33. The Three Languages
  34. Clever Else
  35. The Tailor in Heaven
  36. The Magic Table, the Gold Donkey, and the Cudgel in the Sack

Learn more about the project (and the math behind it) on Inkshares, and about the newly-minted sub-genre of the epic form on the blog.

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