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I don’t want Prince Charming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

I wish for true love
something real, that I can feel
like in a fairy tale

Alas, I'm no princess
I can slay my own dragon
I can save myself

Hey there, Prince Charming,
can you love a warrior,
a strong girl like me?

I carry a sword
not a bouquet of flowers
I don't wear a crown

Could you ever like me?
Combat boots and all?
Tell me now, Charming.

Don't waste my time
Prince Charming, I'm busy
so do you like me?

Don't try to save me
I don't need that, I need you
for you to be you

I'm climbing down
I hate heights anyways,
Tired of waiting

Now is your chance
do you want to ride off
into the sunset?

your time is up now
go find yourself a princess
I want Robin Hood

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rloveswriting0011 said...
Feb. 22, 2011 at 2:01 pm

i really like this poem

:)

it expresses that not every girl searching for love is a girlie girl and every girl needs and wants to find true love.

grrrreattt job.

 
Weepingwllow said...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 9:59 pm
This was really good and creative!:)
 
Jenna L. said...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 7:02 pm
i loved this sooooooooooooooo much
 
Artamis22 said...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 3:50 pm
I really like your creativness with this haiku. It was very cool. I really like this :)
 
timeformetofly7 said...
Feb. 3, 2011 at 11:50 pm
OHH THAT WAS SO TOTALLY WICKED!!! ;D hah, so awesome!!!!! bravo!!!! and congrats on the 'pub.ness'! u deserve it ^^
 
Queen-of-Sarcasum13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 2:15 pm
thats very kind of you to say
 
JennaDilynn said...
Feb. 3, 2011 at 6:40 pm
This is great, but a haiku is only three llines.
 
The~Watcher said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm
Yeah, I'd rather have Robin Hood too. :)
 
lynny replied...
Feb. 3, 2011 at 8:51 am

i love it

 

 
zhlenThis 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. 2, 2011 at 4:08 pm
amazing but the syllable vount is amazingly offf. other than that AWEsome
 
--Opus-- said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 3:26 pm
Syllable count off sometimes, but great idea and otherwise well-executed.
 
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