Education English | Narrative Text : The Legend of Telaga Warna | A long time ago, there was a kingdom in West Java. The King was wise and kindness. No wonder the kingdom was prosperous . Unfortunately he had not got any children yet. The king and queen were so sad. There were lonely. Furthermore, they were worried about who would be their successor.
Waiting to have a child, the king went to the forest and prayed to god. God granted his wish. A few months later the queen got pregnant. When the baby girl was born, people welcomed her happily . The presented so many gifts. Day by day the princess grew more and more beautiful. The king and queen spoiled her too much. It made the princess have a bad temper.
Before seventh birthdaymany people gathered in the courty yard cheers grew louder and louder when the king queen and princess appeared.
"My beloved daughter , I give this necklace for you. People in this kingdom love you so much. It is a give from them" said the king while presenting the necklace.
The princess accepted and looked at it briefly." I don't want it's ugly" the she threw it away.
Everybody was speechless. No body could say anything. They did not believe that the princess would do such a cruel thing to hurt everybody's feeling. The queen and the people were sad. They began crying.
Then, there was a miracle. The earth was crying too, Suddenly a spring emerged from the ground. The water drowned all the kingdom.
People called the lake 'Telaga Warna' Oh a bright day. it is full of colors. The color come from the shadows of forest. Plants, flowers and sky around the lake. However some people said that the shadow are from the pieces of princess necklace which are scattered at the bottom of the lake.