Life Vs. Fairy tales

May 5, 2010
I have this thing for fairytales,
Stories packaged with a bow.
Life never seems to mirror any that I know.
I wasn’t born a princess, yet to kiss a prince.
And when a story start out right it becomes a dreadful mince.
Swords are not in fashion, knights just make me wince.
Where I’d find a ball gown, no one seems to know.
No magic beans seem to be the seeds I sow
My dragons live inside me, don’t shoot them with a bow
Life is not a fairytale….
This realization fills me with woe

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DiamondsIntheGrass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 26, 2010 at 10:01 am
nice idea, but the rhyming seems a little forced.
RawyaAviva replied...
Oct. 11, 2010 at 6:03 pm
I can see why you would say that. It is not my stronges peo..but could you elaborate on what you mean? thanks!
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