Poetry On The Odyssey: Fairy-tale Fantasy
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Poetry On The Odyssey: Fairy-tale Fantasy

We all have a story we go back to.

Poetry On The Odyssey: Fairy-tale Fantasy

I want something straight

out of the fairytales

that were read to me.

I want what stories are made of.

I'm not talking about

true love's first kiss

or princes and princesses,

or even a fairy godmother.

I want the adventure.

The daring quest to

somewhere unknown.

A journey that's my own.

That's what fairy tales

are made of,

an unlikely adventure that

shows what people are made of.

I want that.

The knowing I can do the unthinkable,

not because I have to,

but because I want to.

I want the quest

where you find yourself.

That's what life is,

isn't it?

It's about finding who you are,

where you are.

The adventure is made of

what you choose to do.

So go on,

come with me and

go live your

fairy-tale fantasy.

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