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Sleeping Beauty, a Potion Ingredient, and a Poem

Since my next episode is titled, Twenty-Five Thorns from a Sweet Briar Rose Shrub, I thought it was the perfect time to revisit the fairy tale, The Sleeping Beauty (Briar Rose) by Brothers Grimm, from which it was inspired. Through a series of events, Briar Rose was cursed to sleep for one hundred years. She …

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Sleeping Beauty Inspired Poem

Destiny by Dorlana Vann A bequeathed curse placed upon a kingdom. A century of thorns and valiant deaths. A beautiful rose dreams of love’s freedom. Without a mere glimpse he pursues his quest. Fate leads the way and parts the tangled briar. Gently he walks through a city at rest. Destiny sleeps deep in a …

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TBT – Fairy Tale Inspired Poems

I think it was 2008 when I experimented with mixing different types of poetry with fairy tales. It was an interesting challenge to try and follow the rules and rhyme schemes of the different forms. I didn’t write down which poem was what style, of course, so I have no idea about some of them – others are …

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