The Inspiration Behind “Rick Prince and the Manhattan Muse

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The Inspiration Behind “Rick Prince and the Manhattan Muse”

By Naching T. Kassa

The inspiration for my story, “Rick Prince and the Manhattan Muse,” began with a fairy tale. Or, I should say, it began with the end of a fairy tale.

You’ve probably seen the movie Tangled by now. It’s the story of Rapunzel told with a twist and, though fun, it bears little resemblance to the tale told by the Brothers Grimm.

Rapunzel’s story begins before her birth. Her father and mother live next door to a witch and the mother is pregnant with Rapunzel. She has a craving for the plant called rampion and believes she will die if she doesn’t eat it. The mother is wasting away and so her poor husband sneaks next door to steal from the witch’s garden.

The husband slips in and out of the garden without incident and brings his wife…

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