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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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Sonnet to Old Man Winter

My inspiration for this poem was the Russian fairy tale Morozko (Old Man Winter). This was my first and only attempt at a Sonnet. (June 2007) Sonnet to Old Man Winter by Dorlana Vann You’re a vision in white; lightly sun-kissed. Your touch can be soft and your rhythm slow. You take my breath away …

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