Becoming a Faerie

May 2, 2011
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I found this beautiful dress
in a old chest
in a old attic
in a old house
on a beautiful dress in April

It was lilac
it felt good to touch
light on the fingers
and it looked on me too
fit me perfectly

I put it on
And on the stroke of midnight
As the bells tolled
I became a faerie

I remember hearing the bells
then seeing a whirl of glitter
then I transformed
into something so beautiful
so tiny and precious

I was much smaller
but more beautiful and powerful

I could become invisible
and I had wings!

I stood on the windowsill
and flied

I flew to the meadows and valleys
the air smelled so fresh
and the flowers so crisp

I flew up into the heavens
sat on a cloud
and watched the world go by

I stared into the stars
closer than I've been before

I basked in the full moon

Then as the sun began to rise
my powers began to rise
and I flew back down
down to Earth
down to

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so_joy said...
Aug. 16, 2012 at 10:06 pm
I don't think your idea is stupid at all. After reading several faerie books, I always dream of having wings of my own. You have an incredible imagination and a lot of talent. Please read,rate,and comment on my poems! Thanks!
Aderes47 replied...
Aug. 28, 2012 at 10:57 pm
Thanks! I love the comments!  
Lexie96 said...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 9:21 pm
I don't think it's stupid, in fact I know exactly what you mean. I found a dress once and it was amazing... it made me feel amazing. I love this poem, do you think maybe sometime you could check out some of mine?
Aderes47 replied...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 9:56 pm
Sure! I'll put that on my to-do list.
Saphirra said...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 3:31 pm
Very Cool and Original! I really enjoyed reading this poem! Great Job! :D
Aderes47 replied...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 3:57 pm
Thank you so much, this poem has mistakes, I'm going to try and fix them without it getting deleted.
Saphirra replied...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 4:01 pm
If you find out how to change it without it being deleted, tell me! I currently have nothing up right now, I fixed the one article and I have 6 other things I submitted but are STILL pending :(
Book_addict said...
Aug. 27, 2011 at 12:35 am
AWESOME!  Please oh please keep writing such WONDERFUL poems.  I really like this piece!
Aderes18 replied...
Aug. 27, 2011 at 4:07 am
Oh my god! Thank you! That really means a lot to me! :)
Thesilentraven This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 7:06 pm
My goodness, I can't imagine that there is anything of worth that sounds less stupid. I do believe that this is my favorite of your work; the story, the language, I'm simply in love with it. It's wonderful to just "let your imagination go," isn't it? That's how you're able to fly! This is such a great poem! :)
Aderes18 replied...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm
Thank you! That's really an honor from such a great poet like you. It really made my day. :) 
IamtheshyStargirl said...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 11:34 am
This is so, precious, just like a tiny lilac fairy, not unlinke the fairy-you you describe in this poem. I'm very glad that you can let your imagination run wild :)
Aderes18 replied...
Jun. 15, 2011 at 11:10 am
I've really enjoyed your comments! :) 
IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 8:35 pm
I'm glad :)
savetheplanet replied...
Aug. 8, 2011 at 9:53 pm
This was like a dream I wished was real.
Aderes18 replied...
Aug. 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Me too. 


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