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The Maiden

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The Maiden

There once was a fair maiden 
Who sat on a pedestal up high? 
With raven locks and eyes of ice blue 
But a heart of stone 
For a love she once knew. 
The prince he was 
Unintentional love doomed by above 
So she was shunned and locked away 
So to the ledge she did run. 
Tears rolling down her fair cheeks 
Too distraught to form words to speak 
She raised her head to the sky above 
And screamed why him? 
Why my one true love? 
As the last word left her lips 
She took that final step 
Down she fell onto the cliffs below 
No sound did she make 
Nothing, not even a goodbye.

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  1. Date: 10/26/2013 8:01:00 AM
    - Darla, well written - a bit sad. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 5:22:00 PM
    Yeah an excellent poem,nicely created and a sad one. Welcome to poetrysoup,here is a safe haven where u unleash your talents and have them sharpen by the wonderful older soupers here. Alwaz, Bob-based on beliefs.