Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Day 22-Inventor-NaPoWriMo with Magaly Guerrero 2015

Inventor
I did not want to be a princess,
even though I love a prince. 
My mind is filled with cogs and wheels,
plans and drawings, secrets and ashes,
and the memory of a mother long passed.
To do what I must, I wander at night
through the halls, down the stairs,
to my underground room, 
where my ideas meet my talent.
One day I won't hide the person I am.
I will stand proud and excited.
Not a servant, not an orphan,
but an inventor by right.




This is a poem written from the viewpoint of the main character in this marvelous tale. I strongly urge you to read it! I loved it. Here is the link:http://www.amazon.com/Mechanica-Betsy-Cornwell/dp/0547927711/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1429640759&sr=8-1&keywords=Mechanica









10 comments:

  1. Hooray! More power to girls who want to be engineers. Good write. :-)

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  2. Ooh! This does sound really good! Thank you for piquing my interest with this poem. Even the formatting of the words feels well suited to the subject matter. Nice.

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    1. Thanks, Rommy! I really loved this take on Cinderella!

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    1. Ah, Ben, thanks for being a Steampunk pushover!

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  4. The imagery is powerful. Those wheels made sounds in my head. Your poem makes me want to meet this lady, who is a warrior in her petticoats and while she kisses her prince. ♥

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    1. Thanks! I would love to see someone do a version of this Cinderella tale!

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  5. This is the neatest way to review a book I've run across, Sharon--now I am really interested in this character--you gave her such depth.

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    1. She was wonderful! Great role model for young girls! Thank you!

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