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Make Believe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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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!!!!!!!
AngelBaby94 said...
Apr. 25, 2010 at 3:46 pm
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!
ohxheyitslanzz said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 11:55 am
love this ! its explains how life really is
nancy19 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 11:55 am
This is such a good poem. Its very intersting (:
RaV3n said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 9:09 am
Deep, nice
Marisa T. said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 9:03 am
This is amazing!
Kris1600 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 9:01 am



swimmergirlxo21 said...
Mar. 29, 2010 at 7:28 pm
i dont know what to say other than WOW!
CountryGothic said...
Mar. 29, 2010 at 11:28 am
This is very good and it tells a lovely and sad story that is so good I'm putting it in my favorites.
toflyaway said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 1:45 am
Beautiful :)
poemlover said...
Mar. 11, 2010 at 1:52 pm
wonderfull emotion. it really gets readers involved in your work
Zazawish777This 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...
Mar. 1, 2010 at 8:53 pm
this is wonderful!
nellie94525 said...
Feb. 20, 2010 at 12:12 am
sharadyn said...
Feb. 18, 2010 at 8:20 pm
this is fantastic and beautifuly written
ellowsammiehere said...
Feb. 11, 2010 at 2:58 pm
GAHH! truely amazing.
lilyraven said...
Feb. 10, 2010 at 6:48 pm
Ooh I like this...Very nicely written
Campbell'07 said...
Feb. 8, 2010 at 6:17 pm
Wow, that is really good!
AMORETTE said...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 9:06 pm
i absolutely loved this! this was amazing! keep writing and let me know when you have more!1!!
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