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I'm so tired of writing love stories;
when I've not had one of my own.
I'm so weary of pretending I'm beautiful;
when my looks could turn a man to stone.

I'm so fatigued waiting for my prince;
when I'm not even a princess.
I'm so sick of pretending to be a siren;
when I could barely pass for an enchantress.

I'll tear down this repulsive prison of a
castle
they call the mind,
brick by hideous brick;
and write my own fairytale at last.
Because what's the point of pretending to know romance just to write a story with it...

When you can try to break down the fortress in your mind and experience it for yourself?


My feelings after contemplating about certain things late last night in a nutshell.

I really do want to be the princess to a prince who's out there, perhaps for me. I'm just...utterly terrified no one will think I'm good enough. I always have been. I honestly want to try and crush those bricks of uncertainty...I just need someone to hand me the hammer.
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LupiniunStar Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
Beautiful, and striking to the core. I want a fairytale just like you, and I bet many others do too.

You may not think you're beautiful, you know, but I think you are. And you have so many other good qualities as well. You just need to wait for a guy who can see them.

No matter what, keep writing things. Your poetry is beautiful, your stories are interesting, and you're just overall very good.
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BlueEire Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
Wow, this describes the feelings so eloquently and perfectly! Its amazing, I love it!! :) And someday, I'm sure you will find your Prince. :)
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Espada-Kitsuki Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this on the front page (just scrolled down a bit, you know), and I have to say that it certainly deserved that spot. Lots of emotion that's been expressively crammed into a few words. Excellent work!
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my gosh, thanks so much!
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pinksakura66 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student General Artist
This poem is so appealing. I feel that many can relate to it, including myself. It feels great knowing that their are others who feel and share this cause of frustration. It's comforting.
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:hug: I'm glad I'm not the only one who had these feelings, and I'm glad I wrote this.
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whenbordomestrikes Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow.. I think this piece describes me perfectly!
Amazing work!
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much!
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yellowfire7 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Adding to the almost 150 people who already think this is wonderful, I enjoyed this piece. I liked the images, especially that of the castle. You said a lot in a very short time.
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so very much.

...also I love your icon.
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