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Carboard Box

February 11, 2012
By Kiki_McGee GOLD, Woodstock, Illinois
Kiki_McGee GOLD, Woodstock, Illinois
16 articles 16 photos 72 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all." - Emily Dickinson

What would it be like
To live in a cardboard box?
If all lived in small, geometric cubes?
Would there be skyscrapers of paper
Or sculptures of glue?
Perhaps wheels of newspaper crumples
Would roll down wood paved roads
Carrying its weight's worth.
There, rustling --
A common sound that permeates.
Surviving --
All with a home.
None would be without
If all were paper and glue;
If all had a cardboard box.

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on May. 27 2012 at 2:45 pm
snowleopard100 PLATINUM, New York City, New York
33 articles 1 photo 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, but I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."

Beautiful--simplistic---deep. You truly make me think how life would be without a home in addition to the intriguing parts of a cardboard box (a very ordinary piece of material)