Roxanne's Reply

by Kitty Cat Lady   Mar 21, 2018

You're not the first to want to 'save' me
To take me from night to day
To make me exclusively all yours
Get your kicks without having to pay

I should be grateful to get off the streets
From this red light and out of this dress
To not have to sell my body
Allowing any man to abuse or caress

I know that you think that you love me
But it's jealous infatuation, no more
You say that you won't talk down to me
Won't treat me like your personal wh**e

It's not an ideal life, I know
But I depend on no one but me
If I let you come to my rescue
You'll never forget my history

I'll get off the streets in my own way
I won't tell anyone how I earned
Make a fresh start with someone new
They'll never know the tricks I turned

So thank you for your kind offer
It's what every street girl dreams of
But this is not Pretty Woman
And this will never be love.


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  • 9 months ago

    by Michael

    Miss Kitty,

    I love the tune 'Roxanne' and you have done a fab job here, taking inspiring from the song. careful you'll have the Police on your tail! :)
    Much love

    • 9 months ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Haha ... I think I'm safe for now Michael! Thank you ;-) x

  • 9 months ago

    by Brenda

    Miss Kitty, love this write! A very engaging story all the way through. Well done-

  • 9 months ago

    by Em (marmite)

    Absolutely love this.. Not sure of the band nor the song lol but I know one thing and that's this is as ever excellently rhymed. The fourth stanza was by far the most fluent in my opinion. :)

    • 9 months ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Oh Em! I feel so old now! Lol
      Thanks for you lovely comments though :-) x

  • 9 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    A brilliant song, a brilliant band and a worthy reply indeed!

    • 9 months ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Lol, thanks Ben ... I love the song and you'll appreciate the 'Friend's' connection "... Ross can..."! :-) x

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