once upon a time
a prince wanted to marry
the poorest girl, yet at the same time, the richest
he found her living at edge of the forest
with her spindle, shuttle and needle
he saw that she can spin straw into gold,
and find the needle pea under mattresses.
so he asked if he can kiss her,
lead her to ride his horse and gallop away towards his castle.
she told him to
get off his horse,
cut down some wood for the fire
and live with her amidst the sky and trees.
they live happily ever after.
you gave me a kiss
when i was sleeping.
did you really kiss me because
i was the fairest one?
or because i was
Posted for D'verse Poets Pub: Poetics: Once Upon a Time hosted by Claudia S.
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