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Cinderella

March 27, 2010
By xXxLovelyEurixXx GOLD, Brandon, Florida
xXxLovelyEurixXx GOLD, Brandon, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” ~ Daisy Buchanan - The Great Gatsby


My Name Is Cinderella.

Once a lonely girl lost in a fantasy dream world.



I’m standing on the stairs in a magnificent hall.

Wearing the dress that I bought for the ball.

It’s long and flowing, sparkling white.

My tiara of diamonds shines in the light.

At the bottom of the stairs you’re waiting for me.

And I gracefully float down for all to see.

You take my hand and touch my face.

You’re the only one I notice in the expansive space.

You walk me towards the center of the floor.

Everyone around us stares and adores.

We’re now dancing in the shadows of flickering light.

Holding each other close, holding each other tight.

You kiss my neck and then touch my face.

Then kiss my lips in a loving embrace.

Time stands still while we are together.

Feels so good, it seems like forever.

I look at the clock; that cannot be right.

But the bells start to chime, confirming midnight.

But there’s no need to leave.

From the hall tonight.

I’ll be with you my prince.

For the rest of my life.

No longer hiding behind my mask.

To all those who don't believe,
(and I'm not sorry to say)

Farewell, and you can kiss my glass.


The author's comments:
Ever since I was little, I dreamed of myself in the place of Cinderella. A lonely girl, misunderstood, and not really liked. But then, I see myself in this magnificent place. Atop stairs and slowly walking down in the most beautiful dress. A boy awaits me down below, and we dance all night.


"So I'm a bit insane for believing in fairy tales, that doesn't mean I can't dream."

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on May. 14 2010 at 10:51 pm
hyp0allergenic SILVER, Woodhaven, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
“I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” -John Lennon

Awh, I liked it a lot. The end was magnificent, haha. ;)

on May. 14 2010 at 4:27 pm
Just.A.Dream SILVER, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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Part of the J7X team. :)

I loved it!

I don't really like Cinderella too much, but you made something about Cinderella a poem I was interested in reading.

Good job, keep writing!


on May. 12 2010 at 4:35 pm
--LoveHappens--, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"A friend is someone who knows you, but loves you anyway"

O also take a look at my work. I think u'll really love the Pretty One cause its a love story that really happened to my. Again I love this and leave a rating on comment on my work thanks!!!!

on May. 12 2010 at 4:35 pm
--LoveHappens--, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"A friend is someone who knows you, but loves you anyway"

Oh my!!! I loves this!!!! I am a person who believes in fairy tales as well and this entire poem describes everything I dream about. I LOVED THIS and it is going under my favorites. Wonderful. Great job rhyming because that can be really hard sometimes and the story is wonderful and perfect. I love fairy tales and they do come true!!!

on May. 12 2010 at 11:55 am
.Escape.From.This.Afterlife. GOLD, Short Hills, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"bad blood is more satisfying to spill across the floor..."

Very cute. :)  Though I never took much of a liking in fairy tales, I much enjoyed your piece.  5 stars!