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Dark Fairy Tale

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Dark Fairy Tale

A sweet princess lays upon a bed
All those who see her think she is dead
The Prince wants to save her with his kiss
He hopes that true love will bring them bliss

Some Fairy Tales are filled with regret
This Prince has a reason to be upset
She has a heart he will never hold
A part of the Story never told

She loves another, but it's not him
The light of her life starts to grow dim
He kisses and cry's there is no hope
Feeling lost his life ends with a rope

This tale does not have a happy end
Such a sad place this World of pretend
The Princess paid the ultimate cost
No more happy days all have been lost


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  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:01:00 AM

    I loved this one, fairy tale is not always brings a happy end :) great story Rick, really a different perspective of tale - hug, yanny

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/12/2013 8:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Yanny!
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 10:13:00 PM

    I enjoyed reading this poem Richard....Seren

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:47:00 PM

    Wow, this is quite the sad fairy tale my friend! I loved reading this amazing and sombre poem this evening! What a terrific piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:37:00 PM

    Fairy tale borders reality when given a dark touch, lovely concept... Enjoyed reading. Soup mail...

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:17:00 PM

    Hi Richard, i love the impression you give here.. you are right some fairy tales are darker then we know.. regrets are also found in tales you say... wishing this story had a happy ending... still a very good poem..glad i stopped by... always~ LINDA

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/6/2013 7:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I was just watching once upon a time and it tends to lean somewhat to the dark side. I couldn't tell the story the same way so here is my Dark Fairy Tale.