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We were doomed from the beginning,
Blinded from the start,
But nothing can be done
To fool a happy heart.
With each smile and giggle,
Every embrace and every kiss,
We were shooting toward a happy ending,
And we missed.
Cinderella lost her slipper
And it was never found.
Prince Charming came too late,
Now no one’s sleeping sound.
Pillows are soaking wet,
Hopes are all lost.
No more dancing in the clouds.
Dreams have all been tossed.
The fairy-tale warmth has left us
As winter’s setting in.
The storybook reads the end,
But where should we begin?
Now your heart strives to be broken,
And you long for lonely nights
This time our ship is sinking
We’re going down without a fight.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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gagalover22 said...
Jan. 20, 2011 at 8:06 am:
this is great! :D
 
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WerewolfWriting said...
Jan. 15, 2011 at 8:20 pm:
My favorite part is: "Cinderella lost her slipper/And it was never found/Prince Charming came too late/Now no one's sleeping sound." It said more then the words that were put. Good work!
 
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OriginalCarbonation said...
Jan. 1, 2011 at 6:56 pm:
his almsot every day, its good to see its finally getting the recognition it deserves :)
 
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alymarie3 said...
Dec. 29, 2010 at 7:35 pm:
LOVE IT!!!!
 
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OneGodForever32 said...
Dec. 3, 2010 at 7:42 pm:
I can honestly say this is one of my favorite pieces I've ever read. It's very well put together and extremely relatable. I hope you didn't write this from personal experiences, because I've been through it. But if so, keep your head up!
 
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Lost.In.Life said...
Dec. 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm:

This shows a lot of hard work and We all know we've been through the same and if not well, i guess now you do.x]

Love this definately one of my faves

 
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ImaniIsTheName said...
Dec. 3, 2010 at 10:54 am:
iReally Like This Poem It Makes Yuh think Alil Harder On The Realness Of Todays Current Events.. Ienjoyed This Alot!!<3
 
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OriginalCarbonation said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 10:27 pm:
beautiful- stunning!!!
 
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Hayley L. said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm:
you wrote this very well, staying on the topic is the hardest thing and you did it. its really good.:)
 
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Annabelle294 said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 8:42 pm:
Really good, loved it!
 
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Monkee63 said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 3:24 pm:
Wow! That was really great. It gave a great mental picture. Great Imagination! I loved it! :)
 
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bluegirl440 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 8:58 am:
I really loved this poem ,created a fantastic image in my mind.
 
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spiritualrevelationrevealspainandrevolution said...
Nov. 7, 2010 at 11:36 pm:
deserving to be put to song, this is incredible
 
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ErisRose said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 5:14 pm:
This is so beautifully written. I loved this so much... Keep writing
 
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Kandin said...
Oct. 22, 2010 at 2:25 pm:
This is one of the most beautiful poems I've ever read, I love it.
 
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deafening_silence said...
Oct. 21, 2010 at 8:37 pm:
Wow. That's truly beautiful, very sad though, but so well written. I can really relate, I love this.
 
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CameandgonesmartyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 11:20 pm:

love it. u r so talented!

Keep writing!

 
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Hellolovebritt said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 8:37 pm:
This is pretty good, I'll admit. :)
 
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kissmeintherain21 said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 7:53 pm:
this is very good. it really creates a scene, and a emotion with it. i can definately relate. good work
 
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Jule92xc said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 1:08 pm:
finally, i read poems on here all the time, and i really actually like this one. it's sort of depressing, but that's what i usually write about. keep writing! and check out some of my poems please!
 
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