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โ€œMy little princess doesnโ€™t belong to the withered heart of the night, unless that night burns out again of stories and magic.โ€

๐Ÿฅ‡FIRST PLACE WINNER of @enchantedink โ€˜s โ€œPoetry Contestโ€; prompt: โ€œnightingaleโ€ โค๏ธ

๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ต๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’๐’†โ€™๐’” ๐‘ณ๐’–๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’š

The nightingale begins

The nightingale begins to sing his song,

๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ด

๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ;

As night

๐”ž๐”ฏ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ข๐”ฐ As night

and little princesses

and little princesses go

and little princesses go to

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ข

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ข๐”ญ

and little princesses go to ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ข๐”ญ,

And the tender tune

And the tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค

And the tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค out

And the tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค out in the deepest of

And the tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค out in the deepest of ๐”ช๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฑ๐”ฐ.

A little princess lays her hair

on her pillow ๐š–๐š’๐š•๐š,

As she asks

a poet ๐๐š๐ฆ๐ง๐ž๐,

โ€œOโ€™, please, ๐”ฐ๐”ฆ๐”ซ๐”ค ๐”ช๐”ข ๐”ฑ๐”ฌ ๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ข๐”ญ!โ€

โ€œAs you wish, beloved,โ€

๐’๐’๐’˜ ๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’๐’†๐’• ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’….

๐”พ๐•™๐• ๐•ค๐•ฅ๐•ค

๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ

๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ

๐š ๐šŠ๐š—๐š๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ๐š

๐š ๐šŠ๐š—๐š๐šŽ๐š›๐šŽ๐š in the

๐’”๐’‰๐’‚๐’…๐’๐’˜๐’”

livid,

Then the poet sang,

Then the poet sang, so they drifted in endless sleep,

And his tender tune

And his tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•˜

And his tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•˜ out

And his tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•˜ out in the deepest of

And his tender tune ๐•ฃ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•˜ out in the deepest of ๐”ช๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฑ๐”ฐ.

โ€œMy little princess,

โ€œMy little princess, hungry for stories of magic,

๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’”๐’† ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’†๐’š๐’†๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’‚ ๐’Ž๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•,

and I can promise you,

that the nightingale

will

๐” ๐”ฅ๐”ฆ๐”ฏ๐”ญ

once more his song

๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ.โ€

โ€œBut I,

โ€œBut I, poet damned,

โ€œBut I, poet damned, am

โ€œBut I, poet damned, am no

โ€œBut I, poet damned, am no ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ ๐š๐ฅ๐ž:

As the night

As the night ๐’†๐’๐’…๐’”

and little princesses are

and little princesses are ๐”ž๐”ฐ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ข๐”ญ,

My tender tune

My tender tune ๐•ค๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค

My tender tune ๐•ค๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค to me

My tender tune ๐•ค๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค to me in the deepest of

My tender tune ๐•ค๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•ค to me in the deepest of ๐”ช๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฑ๐”ฐ.โ€

The nightingale

meets

the cricket

as dawn arises:

๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ;

๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š—๐š’๐š๐š‘๐š๐š’๐š—๐š๐šŠ๐š•๐šŽ ๐š๐šŠ๐š•๐š•๐šœ ๐šŠ๐šœ๐š•๐šŽ๐šŽ๐š™,

So has a poet damned

๐”ข๐”ซ๐” ๐”ฅ๐”ž๐”ซ๐”ฑ๐”ข๐”ก

through words timid

A little princessโ€™ heart

๐”ฉ๐”ฌ๐”ซ๐”ค๐”ฆ๐”ซ๐”ค

to sleep

to sleep in night

to sleep in night ๐”ช๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฑ๐”ฐ.

๐•‹๐•™๐•– โ„‚๐•’๐•ฃ๐•š๐•๐•๐• ๐•Ÿ ๐•‹๐•จ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•ค

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