I am, More precious than diamonds, yet cost so little. Tougher than steel yet sometimes glass brittle. By your side I run despite any distance,And grow bitter without the your existence.a Friend
Will You… By: Roxanne When I’m bitterAnd no one’s aroundWill you tickle me until I’m unwound?When I’m down, And my world is grey Will you kiss me anyway?When I’m afraidAnd the sky is fallingWill you wrap me in your arms, my darling.
A Mother Like Buttons By: Roxanne There’s no such mother who’s perfect in every way.Some days she smothers us with lipstick, And kisses away the pain.Other times, she nitpicks,At the smallest of things.But like buttons she holds life together. Even when we fail to clean.
Princess By: Roxanne Knights will come, princes will go, But only a true princess knowsOf kisses that heal woundsOr a well placed embraces.How to dust off your tiaraAnd restore smiles and good graces.
Not Just For Cinderella By: The Sacred Fox Half ‘til twilight, she cries on the floor.Mascara-stained hands swipe as tears pour.Left at home once, she did not accuse,Surly her family had a good excuse.As time went on, boxes piled in her roomAs though an attic or closet for a broom.Still, she kept quiet; her lips... Continue Reading →
Water Wings By: Roxanne Tucked beneath the shade of an apple blossom tree,She watched the children splash with eyes full of glee. Legs cradled to her chest and eyes alight with green,She wondered if water wings were too small for a teen.
Smile By: Roxanne A smile is timeless, regardless how gaudyOne may seem, broken or shoddy.Life treasures those who beam brightestWithout reservation or teeth in the slightest.