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Hansel and Gretel Inspired Sestina


For #fairytaleTuesday I’m posting my Hansel and Gretel inspired sestina I wrote when I was experimenting with combining poems and fairy tales.  A sestina has six stanzas of six lines and a final triplet. Each stanzas has the same six words at the end of each line that follow a fixed pattern.  My words are: …

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Fairy Tale Inspired Short Story: Blueberry Eyes by Dorlana Vann


Blueberry Eyes by Dorlana Vann Her long auburn hair kept slipping from its desired position of behind her to in her face and into her cooking pot. When she finally had enough of pushing it back, she left her concoction to go pull it up. She frowned at the vague remembrance of herself as a …

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