Shy

(written many years ago for my daughter Cheyanne)

Shy is something that you’re not

Your worldly fears are few

The maker took my vocal curse

And passed it down to you

You’ve always been the tough one

Standing up for those you love

And if they didn’t listen

Then you just gave them shove

Your beauty is unequaled

And your wit as sharp as knives

Always making enemies

And future jealous wives

Don’t ever let them bring you down

Don’t ever run and hide

Your nickname don’t describe you

And I’m glad you’re on my side

Published by GonzoWolf

C. Derick Miller is an award winning Splatterpunk/Indie/Cult/Horror/Dark Fiction author, Gonzo journalist, freelance A&E journalist, screenwriter, poet, ordained minister, and songwriter born in the town of Greenville, Texas. A seasoned paranormal investigator and administrator for the fine art industry, his influences include Hunter S. Thompson, Kevin Smith, Shawn Mullins, and Del James. He is currently signed with Death’s Head Press and is Sr. Writer/Jr. Producer for AtuA Productions. Chad is also an active member of the International Thriller Writers organization, the Horror Writers Association, and co-host of both the “Butterflies Make Me Angry” and “American Justice” podcasts. He resides in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas, Texas and has a price on his head for his short story “Hell Paso” contained in the #1 Amazon Best Selling/Award Winning Death’s Head Press Anthology “And Hell Followed”. He wishes he was making up that last part but…it’s nice to be wanted.

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