Forty Seven Years Ago....
by: Linda Law
Prince Charming was not who I had dreamed of
yet he was there to lead me away when needed
Childhood dreams were spun like fairy tales
Magical with stars and moon shining down upon
The white horse was instead a gleaming auto
that held my destiny within its pathway
Twists and turns, what I had chosen was almost
worse than what I had run from....almost
Who knew the future would hold such glitter
Lovely home, money to spend, foreverafter?
There was peace, it was the dream I was after
Yet somewhere within the hole burned deep
Leaving the home of love mixed with pain
Choosing the home of richness and comfort
Did not fill the fairy dust I had imagined
Instead a different sorrow began to take place
Where was the love? Where was the hope?
Adult now, yet childhood dreams keep spinning
What am I truly searching, praying for?
The Prince did rescue me; for that I am thankful
No crystal ball to foretell the future or the risks
Did not understand we build our own destiny
Happy, Sad, Rich or Poor...time must move on
and so must I...leave the Prince ... I did
Ten years from child to woman, the hole burns
Empty it screams within...please fill me....soon
Leaving gave me freedom to run again...again..
Regrets? the castle was good, but it was empty
What value do materials have, when sadness
overwhelms? First rescue, live 'til the love dies
Begin again....Childhood dreams continue...
The Prince is gone...but he was not the Prince