Theodora (Theo) Onken

(Washington State)

Once upon a Fairy Tale


Once upon a fairy tale
Or maybe just a dream
I looked upon something special
Something called: 'Maybe You And Me'
But as Fairy Tales likely end
Or as dreams are likely to die
There was nothing left to hold onto
Nothing left of the: 'Maybe you and i'
Once upon a faded fantasy
Or maybe just a faded Rose
A faded: 'Maybe love' is remembered
Something i guess i only know
But as memories of your smile linger
With the fantasy
And fragrance with the Rose
I am still thinking 'bout what might have been
Even if you never want to know

Submitted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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  • David Harris (4/12/2007 4:57:00 AM)

    Theodora, this is an enchanting mixture of dreams and memories. I'm adding this one to my favourites. A beautiful poem. I loved it from the moment I started reading it. Top Marks from me. Thanks for sharing it my friend.
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