Sunday, August 15, 2010

Cinderella Syndrome 15


original image from...

the US oil spill
human hair requested for
the clean up campaign
--gillena cox


They sent for the best tire-woman they could get to make up their head-dresses and adjust their double pinners, and they had their red brushes and patches from Mademoiselle de la Poche. Cinderella... was likewise called up to them to be consulted in all these matters, for she had excellent notions, and advised them always for the best, nay, and offered her services to dress their heads, which they were very willing she should do. As she was doing this, they said to her: "Cinderella, would you not be glad to go to the ball?" "Alas!" said she, "you only jeer me; it is not for such as I am to go thither." "Thou art in the right of it," replied they; "it would make the people laugh to see a Cinderwench at a ball." [bygosh.com; Cinderella,or The Little Glass Slipper]

continuing the Cinderella Syndrome or What every girl should have; well!!! at least once in her lifetime, anyways...in haiku/haibun style throughout the month of August; e-mail me or add your contributions at comments; to be included in the day's post

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5 Comments:

Blogger Lorraine said...

beautiful thought..we need magic ;)

9:19 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

The poem is a perfect accompaniment to this portion of the Cinderella story. Tragic.

9:20 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Lorraine; despite your computer woes, and here you are thanks for the visit

Diane; thank you for dropping in

Happy Sunday to you both

much love
gillena

9:36 AM  
Blogger Little Seed said...

Dearest Gillena,

Please read my latest post and Follow me @ the new place if you like the idea. Your feedback is welcome and wanted!

Good 'ku! We need some Rapunzels for that oil spill. :) Cindy syndrome continues...and then Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood?

Haiku Hugs, LS

7:45 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Hi LS thank you for dropping in; sure i'll pass by

much love
gillena

7:16 AM  

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