Gnawing and gnashing his pointed canines
the fox either frees himself from the steel
jaws or amputates his limb.

Caught in this trap, she will amputate
part of who she could be
not seeing her uniqueness while
aching to be someone else.

Comparing apples to oranges,
kittens to puppies, rubies to 
When will she recognize her
own rough cut diamond?