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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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!!
Pillow said...
Jan. 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm
I loved the fairytale connections. Who doesn't Cinderella?
Pillow replied...
Jan. 16, 2010 at 7:01 pm
I meant who doesn't know Cinderella? Stupid me.
Lollipop said...
Jan. 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm
this remindes me of my ex =( but good job i love it.
Jessica17 said...
Jan. 6, 2010 at 7:41 am
Oh wow this is really good.
it makes me think of someone.
bluemagnet22 said...
Nov. 7, 2009 at 11:13 am
Wow ur vry talented! luv it! you should check out some of mine:)
PayPay replied...
Dec. 28, 2009 at 5:20 pm
WoW!!!! Very nice i could feel the words and understand it....
jordann_lil_guh said...
Jul. 21, 2009 at 3:58 pm
this is great
please keep writing
SaveThEmpty said...
Mar. 22, 2009 at 1:27 am
this is amazing!
Jessica B. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 22, 2009 at 4:11 am
i like how you added the story book part too it.
Emoly.95 said...
Jan. 29, 2009 at 5:25 am
oh my goodness! that's beautiful!
melecia12 said...
Jan. 8, 2009 at 3:15 pm
i love this poem who ever yuo r continue to inspire me:)
ashleynicole116 said...
Nov. 14, 2008 at 11:58 pm
I thing it is wonderful. the truth
sexy123 said...
Nov. 14, 2008 at 12:25 am
I think that this poem is really good i write poems to. Some how i can relate to this but this poem is AWESOME keep writing.
Erwin said...
Nov. 13, 2008 at 7:01 pm
I love this, it's very affectionate for a -past- relationship that was probably once an amazing fairy tale, once told. It's great and I hope this writer can write more like it.[:
Nelly56 said...
Nov. 12, 2008 at 5:34 pm
I really like this poem is very truthful to my everyday life. We cant all have our way but sometimes we have to be grateful on what we have in this world. Everything is never perfect and some things are just fairytales. So let my soulmate make believe and realize is hard to find your one and only.
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