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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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singingdetective said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 12:24 pm:

this should be #2, not #4! wtf?!!!

this was an amazing poem. wonderful job :)

 
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pinkypromise23 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 28, 2010 at 2:46 pm:
wow this is amazing(: theres so much heart in it...and  ilove love love the rhyming:D
 
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connsgirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 28, 2010 at 8:37 am:
I realllllllllllllly like the rhyming. I normally don't favor poems with structure but this one is different. :) check out my work too and tell me what ya think! :D
 
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WhingsOfAnOutcast said...
Sept. 24, 2010 at 9:55 am:
wow.. This poem is amazing! although it is sad I love it! X3
 
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pnkninja11 said...
Sept. 14, 2010 at 7:35 am:
I liked the way you said we were doomed from the beginning, blinded from the start. I can relate to this. I've been in these situations where you thought it was all perfect  because you refused to see the bad ending.
 
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. said...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 8:41 pm:
Nice details you have there. :D
 
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starlight26 said...
Sept. 6, 2010 at 10:30 pm:
very nice! i like the twist.
 
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splenda. said...
Jul. 24, 2010 at 5:48 pm:
i usually dont like rhyming poems. im not sure why, they just seem less poetic...but this one was really good. i liked it.
 
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Kpoems17 said...
Jul. 24, 2010 at 4:57 pm:

i really like the style of this poem..

 

check my work out pls

 
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CountryGothic said...
Jul. 24, 2010 at 3:18 pm:
I have fallen - in love with your poem, the diction and flow is lovely, keep up the good work! ;)
 
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i.ll_be_fine_899 said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 10:59 am:
wow this was realllly good!!! it was beautifully worded:DDD
 
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ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 4:20 pm:

That was so good !  Don't ever stop  writing :)

Please come and check out my poems [comment or rate] Thank u

 
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love2run said...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 7:52 pm:
this is amazing!!!
 
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hiddenpoet said...
Jun. 10, 2010 at 3:00 pm:
This poem was amazing. This was a smart choice to be printed in the magazine!
 
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KillerButterflyThis 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. said...
May 10, 2010 at 12:26 pm:
This is so good! I really did deserve to be in print for all to read it! :)
 
twilightloveralice replied...
Jun. 16, 2010 at 3:05 pm :
yes it did deserve to be printed for all 2 C!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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Love_Hope_Faith said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 4:06 pm:
Wow.. this is very deep.. i like it:)
 
live lauugh love replied...
Jun. 16, 2010 at 3:08 pm :
me 2!!!!!!!
 
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AngelBaby94 said...
Apr. 25, 2010 at 3:46 pm:
Beautiful.
 
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emilyjoe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 20, 2010 at 8:12 pm:
I really, really liked this poem. You absolutely have talent. Kudos!
 
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