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Beauty & the Beast + Rip Van Winkle = Wink (fairy tale poetry)


Wink by Dorlana Vann Wink was an elf; lavender was his color. His world was made up of sunshine and magic. The sky was ginger, and the trees were scarlet. All the ladies declared he was most charming. His kind parents urged him to settle down And to carry on his name and his beauty. …

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Hansel and Gretel Inspired Poem


Since I am working on a Hansel and Gretel novel, I thought I would post this Sestina that I wrote a while back while experimenting with poems and fairy tales. The sestina – words are repeated at the end of each line – was one of my favorite types of poems to write because it was such a …

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