Sleeping Beauty pricked her thumb
started feeling overcome..
Probably she would have died
as the witch had prophesied
but the fairies had her blessed
so she just got beauty rest..
For a hundred fifty years..
she missed balls and film premieres
till Prince Charming came along
singing out a cheerful song..
Kneeling down he kissed her cheek
hoping that she'd wake and speak..
Sleeping Beauty raised an arm
reaching for the snooze alarm
and her waking words were these:
"Just need five more minutes please."