Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

Cinderella


I guess you think you know this story.
You don't. The real one's much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
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  • Kwadjo Otoo (12/26/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    Whooooooa that is a big lie. I think this story is better than the other real one. Good job this awesome, and this is the best story of Cinderella. (Report) Reply

  • Amy Willows (9/15/2013 8:39:00 AM)

    thank god that cinderella did not not marry the prince he is right they make make it all soft and sappy just to make the children happy (Report) Reply

  • Jann Rau (4/24/2012 5:04:00 AM)

    I just love it, not quite suitable for children maybe but I would love to see it in a book with great illustrations. I think it would be a winner. (Report) Reply

  • inge Ferns (1/3/2012 10:21:00 AM)

    I am beginning to appreciate Roald Dahl's poems and humor. Poems are often serious and humorless and Roald Dahl's dark humor is much appreciated by me. (Report) Reply

  • Bonnie Shipman (11/26/2011 7:37:00 PM)

    This is a horrible poem. Some of the rhymes are clever, but what a truly gory story indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Ragan (11/24/2010 6:36:00 PM)

    i like this poem. I think it tells how sometimes things that sound great always aren't. And to be careful what you wish for. It was a cute poem! (Report) Reply

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