Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Veteran Poet - 1,646 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

A Bed Time Story - Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Once upon a time
Once upon a dream
Once upon a heart break
Once uppon a tear
The world closed down.
Where were all the fairy god-mothers?


Comments about A Bed Time Story by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • Gold Star - 7,184 Points Herbert Guitang (5/18/2015 9:27:00 PM)

    a good bed time story about fairy-godmothers (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,984 Points Lyn Paul (5/1/2015 8:53:00 AM)

    It seems, Just Once..... brought too many a tear. What you have expressed in these few words is simply remarkable. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,739 Points Kim Barney (4/24/2015 3:46:00 PM)

    Cute little poem with a poignant question.
    I like it.
    However, one of the UPON words has an extra P. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Katherine Wiley (4/6/2008 2:54:00 AM)

    Dorothy-Excellent poem, done with eclat! The tears come at night, don't they? I really loved this one. kate (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Lilac Wine (11/4/2007 5:37:00 AM)

    Thank you for sharing a wonderful poem with us Dorothy...
    All those once upon...s....

    If only....well one can only wish...the past is the past and cannot be bought back into the present even if we wanted to something just have to be left behind..

    Short n sweet
    love n stuff
    lilac
    XXXX (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thufail Ahmed (7/14/2007 2:10:00 AM)

    You have this talent for deriving the maximum output from minimum input. It's real magic at work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ben Gieske (6/18/2007 3:57:00 PM)

    Delightful reading. Once upon a time does envisage bedtime, but this ends up to be a wake up call. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,203 Points David Harris (3/9/2007 3:30:00 PM)

    Dorothy, short, sweet and to the point. Where have all the fairy godmothers gone? I don't think they allotted me one. If they did she lost her way. Lovely little poem. Thanks for sharing it.
    David (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rachael richmond (2/2/2007 3:12:00 AM)

    just a few short words but this poem writes a whole story. very clever, dorothy. rachael

    ps your name is so distracting. you know that you can change it anytime by going back into your options, clicking on the submit button at the bottom and it will show the new revised name when you log on next time (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, January 7, 2011


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