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Written for #TheDailyPrompt, which called for a ‘fractured fairy tale’.
For fairy tales perhaps one name stands above all others: Hans Christian Andersen.
This poem was inspired by one of his most famous stories, ‘The Little Match Girl’.

An audio version of me reading this poem can be found here:…

Thanks again to ~ToxicChick for the prompt!
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I'm really enamored with this one. It reads really well, and conceptually is exactly the kind of story I'd tell myself, if only I had your talent... My project list is overfull at the moment, but I have a strong urge to do a reading of this myself, and with your blessing would likely move that project to the front of the line....