Monday, February 8, 2016
2016 On Stories by Matthew Newbold
Second Place winner in Poetry Wins $50
"This story is true" says the Teller of Tales
"A truth against which reality pales
Of king and queens and mystic rings
Of starships and blasters and impossible things
Where heroes always win
Against evil and against sin
Where love never dies
And where almost no one lies
Some will scoff at what I say
Too tired to do anything but wallow in a world that's a touch too wicked, a touch too grey
But I see you hold these words in your heart-as you do!
For to believe such a tale is to strive to make it true."