Learn More

Patrick Fealy

Rookie - 25 Points (1/1/1973 / Oakland)

cinderella


Those long & lovely movie stars
bedecked in gold and crimson garbs
had caused my mind to think upon
that girl transfigured by a wand
Oh would that I had come to show
to that fair darling that I’d known
one dance beneath the silver moon
one chance before to make her swoon
and sung to her the night wind’s song
out there before the chasing dawn
which came to drive her train away
that pumpkin toward the fleeting day
yet still I hold her crystal shoe
and conjure one that I once knew
to try once more to make a fit
of beauty that had come to flit
where night had left me standing by
one dream beneath the crimson sky
when beauty came to dazzle when
my darling was my dearest friend

Submitted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I was watching the Oscars a couple of yeas ago and started writing this.

Comments about this poem (cinderella by Patrick Fealy )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  4. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  5. Don't Go Far Off, Pablo Neruda
  6. Three Wise Men, Bill Simmons
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Save Them, BARBARA ALVARADO
  2. Full recitation, hasmukh amathalal
  3. Dread, Leong Ming Loong
  4. Stars, 1000 Miles
  5. Drink, Smoke, Pray & Pop Pills., Tom Zart
  6. His Birthday, Neela Nath
  7. Last Night, Swrji Basumatary
  8. A proposal to wake up, none .....
  9. Dreams are All That Remain, Rohit Sapra
  10. Flowers By The Roadside, Maurice Rowlands
[Hata Bildir]