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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.

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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

 
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
 
OriginalCarbonation said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 10:27 pm
beautiful- stunning!!!
 
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.:)
 
Annabelle294 said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 8:42 pm
Really good, loved it!
 
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! :)
 
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.
 
spiritualrevelationrevealspainandrevolution said...
Nov. 7, 2010 at 11:36 pm
deserving to be put to song, this is incredible
 
ErisRose said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 5:14 pm
This is so beautifully written. I loved this so much... Keep writing
 
Kandin said...
Oct. 22, 2010 at 2:25 pm
This is one of the most beautiful poems I've ever read, I love it.
 
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.
 
Cameandgonesmarty 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!

 
Hellolovebritt said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 8:37 pm
This is pretty good, I'll admit. :)
 
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
 
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!
 
singingdetective said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 12:24 pm

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

this was an amazing poem. wonderful job :)

 
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
 
connsgirlThis 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...
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
 
WhingsOfAnOutcast said...
Sept. 24, 2010 at 9:55 am
wow.. This poem is amazing! although it is sad I love it! X3
 
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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