Posts tagged ‘poetry challenge: self portrait’

August 4, 2013

Dance with me

by forgingpaths

I want you to see me honestly
and still love the awful parts
I want you to know what sets me off
and diffuse it before it starts
I want to scamper playfully
a companion by my side
sometimes with me leading
and others, you as guide
I want to know you fully
and forgive your faults with grace

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May 27, 2013

Poetry Challenge – Self Portrait

by Martha L Shaw

A Princess

I am royalty as daughter of the King,

Though grandchild of a peasant girl.

I am flawed

Yet perfection is within me.

Said perfection, however,

Is not my own.

I am weak,

Yet strength beyond measure

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