the prince and the pretense

By Candy Cain

A work inspired by Prince Charming Complex

Princes proceed through the vains

to pry open the pristine

treasure in the chest.


Princes can jump start your engines

Loosening layers so a prisoner

under pressure's less depressed.


Princes can breakdown a complex process

offering you something practical

to make you better than your best.


But if Princes are all in fairy tales

very well, I'll play pretend

and pray we'll never reach the end.

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Published on Monday, December 4, 2017.     Filed under: "Poetry"

Author's Note:

Puppies and rainbows and unicorns. .___. I felt like being less emotistical. I'll be awaiting your caustic counterpoints.
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  • Tattoo Goddess On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Tattoo Goddess (1265)By person wrote:

    I'm left wondering if I can find away to live inside this piece. I much enjoyed reading this aloud and letting your scape roll off my tongue... Hm, that sounded a bit dirty. Anyways, I fucking LOVE UNICORNS! ...I think I'm done here. -TG💋 Scholar

  • midnights voice On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, midnights voice (628)By person wrote:

    Something whimsical to put together like a jigsaw puzzle on love . Vains or veins , through both flow life's blood to the heart . And "under pressure's less depressed" is a gem .

  • CausticChlorine On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, CausticChlorine (89)By person wrote:

    I don't disagree, but you must let me brood from time to time. Dork. Lovely as always.

  • Cassette On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Cassette (592)By person wrote:

    lovely play off of Caustic's piece. good job.

  • Bornfrompain On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Bornfrompain (522)By person wrote:

    Wonderful tribute!!! - BFP

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