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by Lisa Hilbers

Saturday, June 11, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Once upon a time...and
fairytale endings...
White knights and love never
ending...Who is it that dreams,
Why does it seem,
That nothing ever turns out
this way?

On butterfly wings; The songbird
sings; Angels that always watch over-
The horizon sleeps; The morning wakes-
and there's magic in a field of clover

Young hearts burst; Aging hearts
thirst...for the touch of yesteryear-
Memories disrupt; Real life corrupts;
the purity of a single tear

Death compromises; Truth realizes;
the children within us all-
Fears warrant; on the midnight current;
as faith begins to fall

Great minds create; Passiveness waits;
jealousy takes a stroll with hate-
Seasons flourish; Promises nourish;
some survive soley by fate

Once Upon a Time; A fairytale rhyme;
when did innocence become a crime?
A princess sleeps; A damsel weeps;
when promises are not for keeps

Once upon a time...and
fairytale endings...
White knights and love never
ending...Who is it that dreams,
Why does it seem,
That nothing ever turns out
this way?

© Lisa Hilbers
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Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 6/14/2005
God..I love your work..superb!!!

saved this one!

Reviewed by Denise Edwards 6/13/2005
Very nice! A piece full of wisdom!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/12/2005
Deep and exciting words wrapped around a magical tour of the authours thoughts. I really enjoyed this one Lisa.

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/12/2005
So right and true. A question yet unanswered.

Reviewed by William Bonilla 6/12/2005
A fantastic piece lisa
This i enjoyed much
Well Penned

William ......Peace & Love
Reviewed by jude forese 6/11/2005
masterly, wonderful poem ... beautiful ambiance and intriguing speculation ...
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 6/11/2005
this is very beautiful and I can identify with this too. "when did innocence become a crime?" Innocence has always been a crime. You either play the way they say, or they send you away as anything they wish to dream up. I am a victim of not circumstance, but of a corrupt system that locks away a young girl, without charging her with a crime or saying she is dangerous. Nothing ever turns out the way it is supposed to anyway. If it did, Barbara would have had a vry happy life. But her life was filled with beatings, name calling, threats and something I am even ashamed to say. Thnx for sharing Lisa, this is so very true. May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at our side constantly. With much love in my heart, stubborn to a fault, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little terrified sister, Barbie

"If I have to be this girl in me, Then I may as well be."
Reviewed by Paul Williams 6/11/2005
Outstandingly beautiful this one Lisa a superb creation that speaks volumes.

Reviewed by Sherry Heim 6/11/2005
What a magnificiant poem this is, Lisa. Your meter, your rhyme and your content are of absolutely superior quality. If not for the dreams and fairytale thoughts, most would never take the path of partnership, I believe. When we are "in love" we think that nothing is impossible and that love will make all of our dreams come true. Alas, life takes it toll and one by one the candles of hope that light the pathway to our dreams are extinguished. Life goes on and the strong ones manage to keep their relationships together and to adjust to the changes.
Take care,
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/11/2005

A stunning write--a masterful pen you wield! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 6/11/2005
I agree with Eileen and
Great to see you....(0:
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/11/2005
Oh my Lisa, you have penned an articulate superior poem ! That third stanza, and all the rest are words imbued with a masters touch! Outstanding poetry!


Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/11/2005
love it, lisa! always an excellent job from your golden pen! solid writing; brava!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in burleson, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/11/2005
This is so unreal. i am about to post a poem where Tom gets all that you say we never get out of life. Fairy tales? Sure they are, and we shouldn't expect life to follow those idyllic dreams. Still, foolish humans that we are, we do think our live will be like that fairy tale, and when it doesn't some of us cannot handle it. Good poem.
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 6/11/2005
This is so factual, Lisa. We are smothered from the time we're very young with the 'knight in shining armor' persona and no one on the earth is that perfect. It's nice to dream about it, but come the end of the day, we have to face the reality that we all have faults. Still, the world would be a much better place if reality breathed the fiction lifestyle.
A very sweet and pretty write. Thanks.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 6/11/2005
This is lovely and so very true Lisa, beautiful, just so beautiful,


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