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Once Upon A Time

September 1, 2014
By EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.


It's a once upon a time,

that makes you listen.

And it's your once upon time,

that isn't like any other;

for as it yours, it is mine.

 

It might have not had a happy beginning,

but the beginning doesn't tell the story of your life.

The beginning is always the hardest,

and even if it was filled with strife. . .

You and I can still make something out of our own life;

for I know someone out there,

understands your and my once upon a time. 


The author's comments:

I believe that everyone has their once upon a time, and even if your once upon a time wasn't happy in the beginning: never give up, because it's always hard in the beginning. Never give up, please. Keep trying. "Now don't stop! If you keep walking, you'll get to the top."" It's hard, I know. Life can be hard. I know, because my once upon a time wasn't a happy or the best one. But life isn't impossible. It's possible. Life is one of the gifts, given to us. We are meant to be here, there is a reason why we are here. Don't give up. I hope my poem encourages and helps people. I hope ya'll understand it, and enjoy it. Thank you for reading it. ^_^ You can do it. 


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on Oct. 13 2014 at 9:43 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

I'm glad that it's encouraging. :) And hat's somehow marvelous, haha. I'm glad. :) Also, I'll see if I can publish a book of poems, haha. I actually might have 200 poem or maybe more, haha. Haha, and I will. I promise that I will always try to keep writing. :) Thank you, so much, Liv. :)

on Oct. 13 2014 at 8:08 am
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is so encouraging and marvellous!!! PLEASE publish a book of poems! I think you have to have 250 or something, so keep writing, and then publish them! CX

on Oct. 8 2014 at 9:52 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Thank you so much, feather. :) I'll try to reply back to my thread as soon as possible. :) Also, I will write more, haha. :) Thank you so much, again. It means, a lot. 

feathertail said...
on Oct. 8 2014 at 11:29 am
feathertail, London, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All around me there are people telling me who I should be. I hate to disappoint you but these are the colours that I see. If there's just as many colours, as there are human beings, maybe I'm just colour-blind and missing out on everything!" -Nano

Nice poem. It flows nicely, almost like a really good song. Write more

on Sep. 30 2014 at 10:20 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Oh. Haha, thank you, Clary_Fray. :) Thank you, so much. And also, you're welcome. 

on Sep. 29 2014 at 10:35 pm
Clary_Fray DIAMOND, Castro Valley, California
50 articles 13 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of the mind
-rwe

This is beautiful. It left me scrolling all the way to the bottom just to make sure that there wasn't more to read. Thank you for this!

on Sep. 21 2014 at 10:36 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

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To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Haha, thank you, Caramel. A lot. :) And sure. :) We can do that, as long you're fine with that and it's no problem. :) Thanks again. :)

on Sep. 20 2014 at 11:21 pm
Xena_Zionne GOLD, Chicago, Illinois
16 articles 0 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.” -Marilyn Monroe

I wanted to read more. lol! I love fairy tale like poems!! this is gorgeous!!. do you want to do a collaboration? I can give you my e-mail and we can work from their. It's only used for teenink so i don't mind the public's attention.-Caramel xo's