Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wednesday, October 14, 2009: Quoted from: Flickr Photo Download: Cinderella concept

In fairy tales, the stakes are high,
and all trials must be timed:
before midnight, at sixteen,
by sunset on the third day.

Never a minute early, the problems
are solved at the deadline. The moral
of these stories? Be patient, and wait,
look out the window, and dream, and sigh.

1 comment

  1. Lovely!

    I like your take on the morals - the way this suggests something other than the moral of truth/purity/bravery/etc. that is commonly espoused in such stories.


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