By Felicia Jarvis

Audience is in darkness, staring at the stage
Where actors elegantly act under the spotlight
Hoping love conquers evil, the prince takes courage
They long for this dream to come true overnight

They’re captured by sadness then lifted up with joy
From a monster, the prince saves the princess
They know that this monstrous world is ugly
They see that a light shines in the darkness

After the play ends, the curtain comes down
The audience is once again in darkness
After all the struggles, nothing has changed
It was a mere dream they glimpsed in the theatre

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