a love story like a fairy tale love

roses nor chocolates / cast talismans for love / all happened to me like that goes with the territory.— / half told and half untold / like …

the murder of autumn

She can smell the soul of the trees burning alive today. Their secrets are smoldering and a longing oozes through the cracks in their bark.

Snow White – Or be careful what you wish fo…

Wherever did it all go so wrong? / Did it begin / With a wife’s fondest desire / To become mother to a daughter

The Three Little Pigs

Just read the damn thing! It’ll take like two minutes.

Rapunzel’s Lament

You stole me from the / Only home I almost knew / When I was just a little one / Crying in my mother’s arms.

Why an blue glass Apple?

* Why an blue glass Apple? / * Here my version of what really happened to Snow White! / On day, when the poor Snow White was alone at home …

Faerie Tale – Chapter 1 – Wings and T…

“Go…” Galien pleaded. / “Go!” the Warlock commanded and … bowled her head over heels out of the wood.

just right

you know it’s right / when you feel / that little click / on the final notch / when the tumblers / all fall down

Litty’s Special Day

Once upon a time (because that is how all good stories start) there lived a little girl named Litty. Litty’s real name was LeticiaAnne but …

The Heart of Wood (story)

“This is shot. Totally dead,” the man in the mint green coat confirms. “Nothing I can do.” / The woman shakes her head sadly and pokes with…

Sleeping Beauty

Asleep in her castle / surrounded by high walls / and pink thorny roses

Cinderella Ever After

Little girls of a certain time and place / invariably dreamed of being princesses – / always beautiful, always loved.

Things Looked Different to Snow White After the A…

…she took her shears / wiped her tears / and said “goodbye, you bloody locks / and ruby lips…"

plans (red shoes)

bottom of the list / overlooked / never remembered / quietly dripping / off the page

a new thread

when definitely maybe began to sound like a real decision / and love until further notice appeared to be just right / and a fork through …

Little Red Riding Hoody

There once was a little girl named Red Riding Hoody. This was because she always wore a Red Hoody when she was pimping around the town with…

A Fairytale

she built a magic tower

Not Kissing Frogs

I’ve lost something / What I am not sure / Something important / I think, possibly, perhaps / Or maybe not.

The Secret in the Wall

Deep in the woods, in an out of the way place is a wall that hides a precious secret: the giant’s heart.

upon waking (poem)

the many nights / that found the morning light / glittering on my cheeks / like shards of glass

Kleptograbitz, a Fairy Tale

The people in the Haves’ side of town married each other. I don’t have to tell you that on the other side of town, the Have-Nots were marry…

If Only…

For I am made of cellophane / I am looked through like a window pane / But if you took one little chance / And gave me just the slightest …

Heart of Wood

Yesterday I carved a heart / from dark Rowan wood. / Today I painted it deep red / with blood from a paper cut.

True Fairy Tale – part 2

She did not lack for beaux…

Little Wild Wanderer…

Far, far away / where the skies are / magical misted grey / in a lonely place / where the wind / whistles it’s own sweet tune

Fire side folk tale (With thanks to Wade Barker*)

when they found out he was just the village tricksy boy he was as good as dead. so he did what anybody who has been caught like that would …

no happy endings

Once a shiny toy with a pretty bow, / it now has lost its halo, / rusty creaks and dirty smears, / cobwebs and bitter tears, / nothing …

In The Spell

“I’m the fairy who is in the spell” / I’ve asleep for years! / delete the needles in my eyes / I’m a prisone…

A Fairy Tale Love Story

in the first instance there were many danger, / many dragons to be slain and the castle walls were high / and with a mighty sword you co…

Her Sun & Moon

…each sensation nourished by bites of fear consumed by her anger then dissolved and digested in a rising pool of her bile.

Enchanted Folk A Sidhe Fairytale

Enchanted Folk / A Sidhe Fairytale / My grandma took me with her everywhere when I was little. She showed me all the herbs and taught me ho…

True Fairy Tale

She thought he was beautiful…

Never Good Enough

I think I hate it more now you don’t sing. / I miss your pitchy happiness… / I miss your illiterate reading, / Of fairy tales I…

the fantastical adaptation of someone else’s story

the qualities of queen

“with a furious smite”

It seems when I was in my mother’s womb, my father cried out as the black and white picture on the sonogram screen settled down……

True Fairy Tale -interlude

…sudden waking and recognition…

Such Is The Way

A blade stabbed deep into the snow, / Near vanquished hero’s hand, His foe / absent of life’s tender glow: / Such is the way I love.

True Fairy Tale – part 4

… it was not lost on her that he, too, had the gregarious easy personality that seemed to highlight the family.

Faerie Tale – Chapter 8 – Bold Sir Ro…

“Oh in the name of the dragon!”

True Fairy Tale – part 3

…comments quivered in the air with a distinct scent of disapproval…

The Rainbow Warriors of Bubblegum Bay

The Rainbow Warriors were fast becoming news in the wilds of Bubblegum Bay, seeking rainbows to bring home to the village of All Bright Co…

A tale : post-modern fairy tale.

They were all deformed people adorned with silky clothes. One had horn on his head; another had extra long ears; yet another had four hands…

Not Your Average Fairy Tale

Once upon a time I was swept off my feet by a handsome prince, and we lived happily ever after. Well, it wasn’t quite that simple—You see, …

The Forest of Forever. A fairy tale.

I am Ancient

Hermaphroditis

wiping sleepy tears from my eyes / the sense of loss still on my tongue / a deep dark yearning / making me look over my shoulder / to sear…

Faerie Tale – Chapter 7 – Looking In …

Dawnstorm leaves Lady Silvermoon speechless

Faerie Tale – Chapter 14 – A Coming T…

You have put yourself in extreme danger! Ride on!

Fairy Tale

But you said so / Over and over / As if that would somehow / Make it real

Cinderella, New Rhymed Version

About one girl you’ll hear a tale, / Cinderella was her name. / She was smart and she was tidy, / Cooked an apple pie on Friday,

The Robber’s Tale

I don’t know what it was that drove us out but that same night I go back to the house. My house, my rules, yeah? We just got scared, …

A Fairy Tale of Titantic Proportions

A Fairy Tale of Titantic Proportions / By / Lloyd W. Alexander / Lloyd@lloydsjourney.com / A new day begins much the same as any other and …

True Love.

Escaping the toxic past / Of an evolution rise / In a coven brought to light / Beyond a road to nowhere / A taken detour / Like wire in yo…

The Frog Who Would Be Prince

No sir, the only one for her was the Man hisself, the King, Mr. Elvis double-Aron Presley.

one last kiss

one last kiss / scented with / almond bitterness / flavoured with / salty tears

Her Moon Beam Cometh

Fairy tale about the ones who are moonstruck

Outcast Sidhe Queen

Outcast sidhe queen / I was still a little girl, about seven years old I think, as the strange man came in our village. Our people gathered…

Ilana in between

Ilana in between / My name was Ilana and I lived in a small house hidden in the woods, near the swamp. My father was a wood cutter, our onl…

Fairy Tale

I lived in a world of Fairy Tale. / A place where my hero would not fail. / A place where I was free to run, / run towards the setting sun.…

Not a Fairy Tale

A betrothal at 9 and a wedding at 19, in Shandong, China. Now 88 and living in Sydney, Australia. This is a true story – not a fair…

Unexpected Grace

He left me in the morning. I was alone, I was lost in the haze of my own mind, which was exactly how I wanted it to be. I went down the s…

The Candied Beast of Jellybean Mountain

No scurrilous mass, no hard candied one legged sucker / (Artificially sweetened I might add) / Was going to steal my sweet water treasure.

Victims (A Fairy Tale)…A Reminder That Mons…

(Mature)

Victory

The moment was broken by the baying of hounds in the underbrush and she was off in a flash running to the dogs. She left me there shaking i…

Like Giants and Frog Princes in a Dream

Like Giants and Frog Princes in a dream / So magic and fantastic are you to me. / You are a lullaby, a child’s laughter, / You are my…

fairy tale

i want / what’s unseen / between us / to write a fairy-tale / snow white meets the charming dragon..

mermaid tales

shut down / with a careless word / switched off / like some appliance

Ilana at Benbulbin

Ilana at Benbulbin / We were three sisters, and I was Ilana, the most beautiful, or so they said, the young men in Grange. We used to haunt…

Fairy Tale Fantasy

When I think about you, I think about me / And I see us together happily / In a home in the suburbs with a white picket fence / Picture per…

The Longing of Swan Lake.

The Longing of Swan Lake. / How still the moon? / Soon I shall see its full reflection, / Shining in the deep blue pools, / Of my dear moth…

Mizuchi

“You’ve never heard of Mizuchi, the dragon that lives in the lake?” I ask. / “No! There’s no such thing!” the little boy yells.

Once Was a Tree

Once was a tree / Growing high upon a hill / And its branches spread wide / And its roots went deep / Down into that hill. / In the tree wa…

SWEETS FOR THE BITTER © 2012 by Ellen Hecht

A silly little story about Pixies and Wickedness, good versus evil.

Glass

One more smile / One more wink / If anyone knew

Fairy Tale Ending

So what if fairy tales aren’t real? / And sometimes dreams don’t come true?

The Mysterious Stranger

I saw him once… / this mysterious stranger / his ebony derby slanted / covering his eyes / dark eyes / full of mischief / hidden bene…

Caught in between

Caught in between / I’ve always loved our little house, so close to those enchanted mountains; and we were a joyful family at the beginning…

Oh Mother tell me more……..

Oh Mother tell me more, / Sitting in my room all warm and toasty. / Oh Mother tell me another fairy story, / I am wondering and dreaming ab…

The Fairy Tale of Life

She also noticed how people looked at her with the three little girls. Some were stares of rejection and others of amazement.

Little witch that lost her wonders

Little Witch was sitting on a branch of a big, cosy oak. She took off her pointed hat and put it beside her, hugged her knees and sighed sa…

The Frog Kiss

Once upon a time / In a kingdom that was grand, / A royal family ruled / The swampy land. / The youngest of the bunch / A Princess yet to …

The Fairy Tale

Waiting / 4 / THE FAIRY TALE, / For all / our / DREAMS / come true. / Want someone to love us, / Hmmm, / a / KING or QUEEN / will do. : )…

The Princess and the Toad

“I am a prince! / I am a prince!” / That’s what the toady said.

Don’t know whether to call this a Legend or…

The King of England and his Three Sons / ONCE upon a time there was an old king who had three sons; and the old king fell very sick one tim…

Cinderella Syndrome

Asleep in the tower of never, never land.

A Real Life Fairy Tale

It was like a fairy tale-a beatuiful, amazing fairy tale. It was like I was the princess and he the prince. But somewhere along the way t…

Fairy Tale Dream

Because he had the nerve to care / and to be right along with you there

I’M LIVING A FAIRY TALE!!!!!!!!!!…..T…

Woo Hoo my friends! / I really don’t know if I’m living in a dream or not. Surely i’m living a Fairy Tale! / I was just f…

Magnetic Eyes

My hands are in chains, I can’t walk away, / your magnetic eyes draw me in… / Piercing my soul so I can’t let you go, /…

A fairy tale for a girl

Do you think fairy tales exist anymore? / I remember once when a girl doubted

twisted fairy tale

my inner most thoughts / and darkest feelings / subsiding within my / broken mind / my twisted emotions / prone to backfire / tangling my h…

Fairy Tale Endings

He takes her to the ball / Her favourite gown flowing / Her bright eyes sparkling / Her heart was pure

One of the Huldu

One of the Huldu / That small music box had triggered my first confused wishes and even now it is difficult to render how a little girl can…

The Awards of Magyck.

The grim awakening of the display, the eyes of people that glared and hissed with acid tongue, this depicted scene was like something out o…

This is not a Fairy Tale

Turned on the news today, Turned it on and cried / Seamed everybody gave up on changing the world / Well I guess they tried / Tho i remembe…

The Ugly Duckling.

Creatures such as we are beautiful, but our beauty bears a price.

The King Died

The king died. The queen didn’t object. She went out for an afternoon of croquet or some other queen-like pastime and then came back and …
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