The applause that rose as the curtains fell was thunderous, but it wasn't for them. One by one, the Princesses curtsied as was their wont and left the stage, all regal and smiling.
Her face forlorn, she asked Esmeralda, "But aren't we Princesses, too?"
Wistful, Esmeralda replied, "
And those of us with ravaged faces
Lacking in the social graces
Desperately remained at home