Treasure Island

Isabelle Cooper


A Fairy Tale


Her own dying
Was but a Fairy tail
That she invented
From the other side of the mirror

She watched it happening
And put herself in role
of spectator who

Must impress on memory

All-
so as to make
the morning
paper

Choose the important
craft and hew the line
arrange the trivial
and important

So - they might mingle ever so nicely

Of course it was and would only be
but a fairy tale- by me

You see

What else could it possibly be?

Submitted: Sunday, October 18, 2009
Edited: Friday, July 05, 2013
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