Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

A Poem by TheOther

Sitting on the balcony,
aroma of the night.
We used to dream together,
we aimed for the stars.

Once upon a time...
We sang to the tunes of the world.
We danced to the heartbeats of love.
We knew how to fly.

Once upon a time,
we runned through the fields and skies.
We climbed trees and played like childs do.
We were blessed.

Once upon a time,
We looked each other in the eye,
without fear nor guilt
and we could find the essence of life.

Once upon a time,
We knew how to feel...
Once upon a time,
we lived.







© 2010 TheOther


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it is a beautiful write with an atmosphere of melancholy created in subtle nuances that reminisce in bittersweet folds~
makes me wonder how we lose~where we lose those once upon a time's and will remembering bring them back or just recreate a facsimile of the original breathtaking aura~


Posted 9 Years Ago


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This was an excellent journey through the history of our lives. i enjoyed it alot.
(One suggestion, change runned to ran in line 10)

Posted 9 Years Ago


This poem really represented long relationships and family. We all have moments where we dream together like when we are with our spouse. Very visual. Good job.

Posted 9 Years Ago


Beautiful dreams carried upon the wings of memories...before the realisation that once upon a time has passed....Wonderful work my dear!

Posted 9 Years Ago


Wonderful piece- love the build up to the end. Very well done. :)

-Coral-

Posted 9 Years Ago


I feel mixed emotions in this poem. Once upon a time, I adored this poem. Very good. I like the stanza.

Posted 9 Years Ago


this is very interesting

Posted 9 Years Ago


once upon a time... fairytales were real, alas that time has passed and now what have we? malaise? would that we could step back into the book of fate...

Posted 9 Years Ago


the repetition enhances a sense that the melancholic tone is profound enough to be repeated over and over and this write works well with that in mind...it's delicate and well reflects the abundance of a romantic heart...very much enjoyed....

Posted 9 Years Ago


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once apon a time..I feel like this too..

Posted 9 Years Ago


What a beautiful thought. :) I love that you weren't deterred by the overuse of "once upon a time". bold move!

Posted 9 Years Ago



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TheOther

Nicosia, Cyprus



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I'm Christina Christodoulou at the age of 17. My native language is Greek and I live in Cyprus. Awards: Red Instinct Award (5th) Aug 13, 2010 * The Thanatos Award Contest * Beneath.. more..

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