Serene beauty surrounds
a painting of a woman.
She is waiting for her pumpkin coach.
Light and color frame her face
as Prince Charming disappears
in a foggy hue.
She travels home to sit by a charred fire.
A knock on her door breaks through
She knows deep down this
shoe will fit.
Mary Bone has written two books of poetry. Her recent poems can be found at Spillwords, The Human Touch Journal, Visual Verse and Tea-Ku Anthology at local Gems poetry. Mary has been writing short stories and poetry since the age of twelve.