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Fear turns to Fairytale

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Fear turns to Fairytale


"A woodland path in the dappled sun, hushed and quiet "

                                                             ~A Rambling Poet~


Are the woods waiting to spring a surprise,
do I hear haunting melodies and cries,
Is there someone hiding behind those trees,
are the woods filled with painfully stinging bees,
I tread slowly for there might be a snake,
my throat is parched, is there a lake?
Are there strange creatures hanging from those firs,
am I hallucinating? My heart is in a stir...
That light ahead, is it fog or a ghostly apparition,
scared I walk on biting my nails, eyes wide open.

Thoughts, then run rushing back to childhood
and suddenly I am brave like little Red Riding Hood.
Fearless of the wolves that’ll cross my path
I surge ahead, with a song in my heart.
Maybe I’ll find a cottage like Goldilocks
with porridge filled in three little pots.
I even might end up with dwarfs seven in number
waiting for a prince while in slumber.
My fears all vanish one by one 
the power of nature overwhelms
I look up at the woods in awe and wonder
to God’s fairytale I surrender…


Afroze 
for Constances's contest  A woodland path
7/6/2011

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  1. Date: 6/18/2011 6:14:00 AM
    marvellous poem....loved the idea behind it...keep it up...and all the best....

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:30:00 AM
    charming write congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 11:53:00 PM
    This is super Afroze. Loved the rhyme and images. Many congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 9:17:00 PM
    from fear to awe to surrender. Just wonderful. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 7:10:00 PM
    You can put this one in a story book. It's beautiful and animated. Love Vie

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 3:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 12:49:00 PM
    An apt title to this awesome poem. Good job and congratulations on your well-deserved placement. :-)

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 12:28:00 PM
    Congratulations Afroze, on your first place win with this lovely write~ Caryl

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 7:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's "A Woodland Path" contest Afroze. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 2:04:00 PM
    I am reading another beautiful write after Linda's, these woodland poems...Love fairy tales and you've enthralled me today Afroze with this one.many congrats on your well deserved 1st place win..love, gautami

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 11:41:00 AM
    Beautifully writen!.Many Congrats on your first place win in constance's contest.cheers

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 8:18:00 AM
    My congratulations on the first place win in the contest, Afroze

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 8:15:00 AM
    Such a great imagination!! Congratulations on your win!!! :)

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 7:15:00 AM
    I loved little red riding hood as a child this was a fantastic write congrats on your win.. croy

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 7:14:00 AM
    congrats on this fantastic win. cory

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 7:14:00 AM
    Congrats Alfroze on your first place win in this beautiful contest with an equally beautiful entry luv.. enjoy..top billing..

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 6:38:00 AM
    Congratulations, Afroze, on a shared first place win in my contest with this sublime and divine poem. Could you please send me by soupmail your address so I can forward the Certificate of Achievement in Poetry which is the prize for this contest ~~

  1. Date: 6/7/2011 6:10:00 AM
    Very nice poem Afroze..enjoyed.Best wishes.