An Empty Castle

Photo by Jan Szwagrzyk on Unsplash

I walked into a fairytale.
My dream come true.
The dream sold to me.
The dream sold to you.
The life.
The laughter.
The love.
What they forgot to mention
Was the agonizing anticipation
Of waiting for my slipper to fall.
What if,
Gaining everything you ever hoped for
Strips you of your dreams,
your goals, and motivation.
Leaving a perfect hollow casing.
Stuck in a picture of your…



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Parker S. Fox

Parker S. Fox

A chemist and a poet. Creative poems and short stories as well as descriptive science articles. A collection as eclectic as my mind.