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. Some of her recent poetry can be found at Must Love Cats, Spillwords and an OPA anthology. Mary has been writing short stories and poetry since the age of twelve.