behind her bangs she saw in the field where she sat was dusted with violets and bright, ruby poppies the sky was painted with gold and violet hues of blue and pink. behind the darkness of her eyes she thought. she opened them, and saw that ink had bled into the sky deep purples blacks and blues.
Dew drops Whispering to starlight Secrets Never told A small girl With hair like fire By a lake With water like the night sky Emerald frogs Ruby roses Crystal violets And a pearl moon All of this Could be hers But she just wants To make friends with the fireflies
I didn't grow up with a silver spoon in my mouth Mine was made of diamond, sapphire, ruby, and jade Far more precious than those spoons of silver and gold Because I didn't know money But I knew love The most precious gem that you can't buy