• Rate this poem
User Review
4.67 (6 votes)

Bedtime Stories

written by: David Wagoner


I never told you bedtime stories,
where the princess waits powerless in a bag on
the way to a bower glowing in glories
for prince to save her from the fearsome dragon.

In the tales I wove for you, child with eyes of blue,
the princess outwitted the cleaver dragon,
and you saved the bumbling knight, too.
Escaped on horses, not white, but from a farmer’s wagon.

In life, it is best to avoid a man with a crown.
Do not sit back and wait to be saved like a zero.
Make your own circle of friends, like a hometown.
Be your own hero!

David Wagoner

David Wagoner

I am a retired CAD-CAM specialist. Words and math are my loves.
David Wagoner

Latest posts by David Wagoner (see all)

Read previous post:
THE SOUL OF A CHILD by Satis Shroff at Spillwords.com