Tell me a story

February 19, 2012
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Tell me a story
of where the sun shines happily
the small birds sing songs sweetly
the flowers clear the air of stench
and fairies hide before they cause trouble

Tell me a story
of where mermaids sing like angels
the fish fear ferocious sharks
the pirates sail the open waters
and where there is danger at every turn

Tell me a story
of where a blood thirsty dragon
is holding a fair maiden captive
that causes a duel between the dragon
and the heroic brave handsome knight

Tell me a story
of a little girl who lives in a cruel world
Full of drugs, fights, and abuse
tell the story so you can assure me
that I too will have a happily ever after

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angel_of_silence said...
May 24, 2013 at 12:05 pm
this is a very nice piece of work, it made me smile :)
sbets said...
Jul. 29, 2012 at 11:13 am

I love this! You speak honestly and from your heart, and your sadness bleeds throughout the poem. I like how in the first stanza the facts are fictions, and they get truer and truer and the stanzas go on. And in the last stanza, the facts are sad, but true.

Good job!

Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!

. replied...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm
^That's me. Mind checking out my work?:)
MeMadiGrace said...
Jul. 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm
wow i like this its simpe and honest! keep writing!!!
Johnny99 said...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 5:51 pm
Wow, I love it!
Sydney K. said...
Jul. 12, 2012 at 7:21 pm
I really liked this (:
nakubara This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Tell me a story :) AWESOME!
SN3RD said...
Jul. 5, 2012 at 5:44 pm
All summed up in one word: AMAZING.
bigblue said...
Jun. 24, 2012 at 5:09 pm
I love this. Great job organizing and fantastic tone and mood. Beautiful. Please check out some of mine if you get the chance :)
albinotiger replied...
Jun. 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm
will do! thank you for checking out my poem and commenting, i'm glad you liked it :)
LongLazyDays55 replied...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 11:15 am
I have read most of your poems. They're really good! :) I like Hourglass. The description is amazing! It reminded me strongly of a poem I wrote called Actions in Life. Could you have a look at it? Thanks! 5 stars from me! :D
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