Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

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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?


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  • (6/5/2017 7:03:00 AM)

    a lovely little poem asking a big question? ........well written (Report)Reply

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  • Captain Herbert Poetry (5/18/2015 9:27:00 PM)

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

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  • 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

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  • 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.
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  • (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

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  • (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

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  • (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

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  • (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
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  • (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
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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, January 7, 2011


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