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Cinderella Inspired Acrostic Poem


  Dear Mom by Dorlana Vann   Cinders on your face and hands, so you said. Instead of supper you were sent to bed. No one to play with—No huge castle walls. Dined on the cold floor like one of the dogs. Every day, I must hear your sad stories. Really Mother, they are getting …

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Inspired Poem


  Bashful by Dorlana Vann When I saw her stretched across the tidy beds, love’s potent sword struck my heart before I knew who this lovely stranger was or one word said. But I remained silent, as I always do. With one bite, she fell ill on that dreadful day. In a glass coffin, it …

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Cinderella Inspired Poem


Dear Mom  by Dorlana Vann Cinders on your face and hands, so you said. Instead of supper you were sent to bed. No one to play with—No huge castle walls. Dined on the cold floor like one of the dogs. Every day, I must hear your sad stories. Really Mother, they are getting boring. “Eleanor,” …

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Fairy Tale Inspired poem: Sonnet to Old Man Winter


Sonnet to Old Man Winter by Dorlana Vann I wrote this in 2011 – my first (and last) attempt at a sonnet. My inspiration for this poem was the Russian fairy tale Morozko (Old Man Winter).   You’re a vision in white; lightly sun kissed. Your touch can be soft and your rhythm slow. You …

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New Release Update: The Trouble with Snowmen


Hi Friends, If all goes as scheduled, my romantic Comedy The Trouble with Snowmen will be released on August 26, 2015. It will go on presale mid-August. In celebration, I am working on a fun giveaway that will start in September with Studio3b and Vann Ink. There will be some unique, signature prizes that I can’t wait to share. In the meantime, please …

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Fairy Tale Inspired Poem: Humanity


  Humanity (Inspired by The Fisherman and his Wife) By Dorlana Vann Beneath the dark cover of sky and water Graciousness causes the enchanted to bleed. When weakness overpowers logic Regretful rhymes are spoken through the waves. When selfishness has replaced contentment Sinister clouds and winds are summoned. Lessons are lurid in order to comprehend …

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Fairy Tale Inspired Poem: Ugly


Ugly By Dorlana Vann Mask of various natures I have worn. It’s different than the day I was born. A senseless mistake was made on my part. Now I exist in shadows and the dark. My castle walls hide my grief and despair. Servants, my companions, also prepare. I find beauty in all except me. …

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