The Treasure Box - Poem by Paige Scott
I have a treasure, dear friend of mine.
I have cherished it long, you know.
Really, it’s a part of me;
I am ready to share it though.
It isn’t very beautiful—
In fact, it’s rather plain.
But I give you possession—
Don’t take it with disdain.
I put it in a little box and
Locked it with a key.
But now I give them both to you.
Do keep them safe for me.
The treasure box, within its walls,
Holds something fervent and true.
Though precious as I think it to be,
It's not fit for one royal as you.
I know it mustn’t seem like much,
But I give it, full of care.
And I don’t expect one in return.
I wouldn’t even dare.
So now this pitiful thing is yours.
I give it to you this day.
And for your lifetime, it is yours
To keep safe for always.
Comments about The Treasure Box by Paige Scott
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.