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Yes, after the journey
out of the forest, they load
poor Beauty with glittering
stones, satins
never suspecting that she felt
the wood and sky
more than a gold coin-

but then one crimson drop
forces her lids to shut
for one thousand years...
Reveries in that space of time
came of earth whispers, trees,
and a family she truly felt in her
heart, and could not deny-

Only to wake, breathe
finding a stranger claiming love
Well of course she wept, and
all the harder when
they handed her a tiara saying:
"Now isn't that better?"



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TheMoonStillFollowsMeThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 1 at 3:49 pm
I fell in love with this. Like...idk it was a whole different perspective. Bravo! I hope this gets published.
 
beautifulspiritThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm
Huh---a new different twist on an old fairy tale. I like it! No one ever thinks of the "in-between" parts to a story---everyone's like "when does the prince come and save her?" or something. Cool~
 
Skyset This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 26, 2013 at 5:33 pm
Thank you!
 
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