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Fairy Tale

Rating: 3.1

Now this is the story of Olaf
Who ages and ages ago
Lived right on the top of a mountain,
A mountain all covered with snow.

And he was quite pretty and tiny
With beautiful curling fair hair
And small hands like delicate flowers--
Cheeks kissed by the cold mountain air.

He lived in a hut made of pinewood
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Ruta Mohapatra 22 March 2018

A nice fairy tale indeed, written in a lucid style. A poem for both children and adults!

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Liza Sudina 22 March 2018

Playing musical instruments entertains your loneliness.

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Muzahidul Reza 22 March 2018

Now Olaf was partly fairy, ........ Excellent fairy story,

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John Richter 04 December 2014

This is an absolute masterpiece! Oh how I wish that I could write like this. I am so glad to have found this author, Katherine Mansfield, on the site's Poem of the Day

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Ayesha Cullen 22 March 2018

I am going to give this a 10! How beautifully written! ! I am enchanted.

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Manonton Dalan 22 March 2018

i love the music... plus ver nice poem too

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Susan Williams 22 March 2018

I knew she wrote great short stories - of a different cast than this- -but I never knew she wrote poetry certainly like this. Tis a sweet story for children she wrote here. I think I will go see what else she penned.

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Edward Kofi Louis 22 March 2018

Silent as shadows! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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A wonderful fairy tale story weaved into a delicate poem. I loved this fascinating poem.

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Akhtar Jawad 22 March 2018

Truly Beautiful, Katherine Mansfield, basically a story writer, was a good poetess as well.

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