We Write Poems

Once upon a time when… and that’s just how fairy tales begin.
We Write Poems:

Not that they ever went away, but have you noticed how fairy tales seem to be everywhere these days?  From major motion pictures to several new TV series, fairy tales are once again capturing the imagination.  After all, fairy tales are full of magic and impossible tasks.

Frog prince on leafFairy tales are full of impossible tasks:
Gather the chin hairs of a man-eating goat,
Or cross a sulphuric lake in a leaky boat,
Select the prince from a row of identical masks,
Tiptoe up to a dragon where it basks
And snatch its bone…
Always it’s impossible what someone asks–
You have to fight magic with magic…
excerpt fromFairy-tale Logicby A.E. Stallings
witch's feetHave you a favorite fairy tale character…. beauty or the beast? Frog or the prince?

Let’s say we join the fairy…

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