Day 6:Poet’s Billow Challenge: Fairytales end

The Prompt for this poem was to take a domestic situation and relate to  a surreal vs real scenario. Had a bit of writer’s block today but here we go:


These words

Once ripe-

Bursting for you

Now washed out


Hang limp

Pegged and dry

Ready to fold away

Nothing left to say


Cinderella is home

Her prince has gone astray


As I prepared another load

I recalled the princess and the toad….