I once was a prince, Born
To a Queen. I Once had a
Future, bright as the morning
Sun. Until the day I went riding
Outside my kingdom walls.
I had read tales where princes
Saved victimized women from
Being evils slave. I had dreamt about
What they would write about me.
My chance came as I approached a tower.
At last, I thought, a damsel in distress
Gazing out a window 20 feet high
Her whimpers echoed through
The air. I yelled, “My love,
I will be right there.”
The tower was covered in thick
Coiled vines. I sliced through each
Piece that tried to stop me. As I got
Closer I could see her golden mane
Swaying in the wind.
When I finally reached the window
I jumped in. My darling had run into
The corner of her cell. “I’m here sweet
Angel, please don’t be scared.” But she
Said nothing. I began to walk towards her.
The room suddenly got cold and a gust of
Air rushed in. I heard a loud bang and the
Window sealed shut. Now in the darkness
Laughter was heard. “What is going on?”
I yelled out in fear.
A candle appeared on a table in the
Center of the room. And the
Girl turned around. Her golden locks
Turned to ashes and fell on the floor
She continued to snicker as my mouth
“Thank you my prince, I am finally free”
It only took a century for someone to
Come and rescue me.” My hands started
Shaking as she walked over my way. “It was
Your grandfather who captured me and
Locked me inside here”
I managed to say “I am sorry he did that
To you” but she did not seem to be
Moved. “I suppose the village witch
Frighten dear grandpa.”
As she walked up to my face
She grabbed both my cheeks
Digging her nails until I felt
Them bleed. Her eyes were
The color of Fire.
Then she whispered, “Now its
Your turn to be stuck in here
Until you die, how’s that
For a love story?” and she kissed
Me good bye.
By: Sabina Nicole