alycewilson (alycewilson) wrote,
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NAPOWRIMO 20: Fairy Tale, 2020

My poem today is based on this prompt from Wild Violet: NAPOWRIMO 2020 - Prompt 20.




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View from my window of the brick building across from ours, and blooming trees



Fairy Tale, 2020

This tale has a happy ending.
For 40 days and 40 nights, the princess
imprisoned herself in a tower,
Outside, a rain of locusts
and frogs, wearing masks.
Best to wait them out. I
am the princess. The keys
are by the front door,
but I'm waiting to see
where this story goes.

- April 20, 2020
Tags: napowrimo, napowrimo2020, plague diaries, poetry
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