Stephen Roxborough

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Stephen Roxborough (aka roxword and Rox.) was born in New York to a Canadian father and American mother. He was raised in the Midwest, and grew up in Vancouver, B.C. He won Canadian and British swimming titles and represented Canada on the national team. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, washed dishes with aliens in Las V ...

Stephen Roxborough Poems


someday everyone will be wise in the future
everyone will be sensible and forward thinking
wear sensible shoes and act accordingly in the future
wise action according to everyone will be the act

Virginia Woolf In Hollywood

an article in a prestigious journal
claimed she won the Oscar because
they made her act with a rubber nose
the nose transformed her

Secret Religion

she wants me to be her private
jesus she wants me to grow
a scraggly beard
and speak in parables she wants

Wife Of Prometheus

she was a heavy writer
everyone of significance agreed
even weighty critics raved on

Sail On (Magellan's Mantra)

the church says the earth is flat but i know its round
for i've seen the shadow on the moon and have
more faith in the shadow than the church because
the church says the earth is flat but i know its round

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Lenchen Elf 09 December 2004

Enjoyable and witty, hope to read much more

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