Fairytale Ending

The last petal fell
where she once stood

breaking as
it hit the frozen ground

they were all so certain
that she would be the one

but the colour of the years
had bled together
and his spirit grew dark
in its despair

would things have been different
if he truly was a beast
and kept her behind glass like the rose?

even he could not be so cruel

so as he blew out the candles
and the clock grew quiet
he looked at the mirror in his hand
as the winter chill took hold
and cast his world in darkness

Tina is a contributing poet for TBM Horror Experts and lives in Ontario, Canada. Her website, T.McFarlane – Poet and Writer, contains some of her dark poetry, other poems, and short stories. You can find also her on Instagram and Facebook. One of her poems will be appearing in Spillwords this November.


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2 thoughts on “Fairytale Ending

  1. Thank you so much for accepting this, I appreciate your support! Sorry for the delay in responding.

  2. Reblogged this on Tina McFarlane – poet and writer and commented:
    Thank you to Luna for sharing my work. Please check out her page!

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