The courtesan poured from the teapot into the fairness cup, mixing the water and steeped flavanols before splitting it into two dainty cups.
The client took a cup and sipped. “This ceremony soothes me.”
The courtesan nodded. “As it was designed to.”
This was written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt #121, teapot. I considered writing about the Teapot Dome scandal, but I just couldn’t fit it into 42 words! 😦
So here you go – hopefully something calm, soothing, and visual.