Fairy Queen
She wanted to be queen
of the fairies
and live on the top of the tree
displacing the star.
That should belong in the sky,
she thought.
So she picked it up and threw it
watched it float upwards
to join the other stars.
And then it snowed
starlike snowflakes
which engulfed her
even on the top
of the tree.

Spillwords.com presents: Christmas at Spillwords - Fairy Queen by Lynn White, who lives in North Wales. Her writing is influenced by issues of social ...


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