Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

Cinderella - Poem by Roald Dahl

I guess you think you know this story.
You don't. The real one's much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
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Comments about Cinderella by Roald Dahl

  • Daniella Hardy (3/14/2017 2:30:00 PM)

    Nice twist! My favorite part is the end! Roald dahl you are a great poet! (Report) Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (11/6/2016 11:40:00 PM)

    'Wish anything and have no doubt
    'That I will make it come about! '

    Nice poem....
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (11/6/2016 11:13:00 PM)

    Art of writing
    Yours is a really praiseworthy poem. (Report) Reply

  • Seamus O' Brian (11/6/2016 9:06:00 PM)

    Delightful and inventive. And a much more practical lesson that can be applied to the common man, not just the amazingly fortunate few. (Report) Reply

  • Amar Agarwala (11/6/2016 5:45:00 AM)

    Stunning imagery, story wonderfully retold, powerful message... only Roald Dahl could do this! (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (11/6/2016 4:43:00 AM)

    Exquisitely written and presented. Thanks for the enticing version and the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (11/6/2016 2:01:00 AM)

    A nice story with a happy ending. Love wins over power and wealth at last. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/6/2016 1:31:00 AM)

    Cindy cried! !
    Fairy! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Earnest Gatuma (11/6/2016 1:30:00 AM)

    Oh dear..haha..the society should really now start to consider this story as the real fairy tale.It's funny and interesting and all in all it has a lesson well learnt with eventuality of a happy life lived ever after, simply it has all it needs. (Report) Reply

  • (10/21/2016 11:29:00 AM)

    Great story. (Report) Reply

  • (6/10/2016 5:28:00 PM)

    Very creative way to take a classic and make it one's own. It definitely brought a smile to my face. (Report) Reply

  • (2/19/2016 4:53:00 AM)

    I dont think i have ever read anything better in my life, its epic and fun i laughed so much i could barely breath its way better then the real one. (Report) Reply

  • (1/23/2016 6:32:00 AM)

    I love this version. Full of mirth and closer to reality. Excellent scribbling. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (10/18/2015 2:42:00 PM)

    This is so much better than the Disney Cinderella plus it's fun of comeuppance and a better role model for our little girls- saith the hostile feminists (Report) Reply

  • G. Akanji Olaniyi (10/18/2015 7:53:00 AM)

    This is lovely and a class on its own! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (7/14/2015 4:39:00 PM)

    love this verse! another great. (Report) Reply

  • (2/11/2015 5:34:00 AM)

    Hahaha! That was funny. (Report) Reply

  • (1/4/2015 12:35:00 PM)

    what was that? It's completly different from the classic version of cinderella and it sucks..I don't understand why people enjoy destroying fairytales...This is my personal oppinion guys... (Report) Reply

  • (12/23/2014 4:59:00 PM)

    .........a great imaginative rewrite of Cinderella....with a nice ending.... (Report) Reply

  • Sagnik Chakraborty (12/9/2014 3:30:00 AM)

    Roald Dahl was very spontaneous, and never did he sound out of tune. (Report) Reply

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