the box

I gave you a metaphor.

Packed you neatly away

In a slick shiny box

with styrofoam bells

pressed tightly against you

(so they chime every time

that you reach

for the lock).

I made you a metaphor.

Do you like it?


One Response to “the box”

  1. Step On a Crack Says:

    It is with great pleasure that I nominate you for the Versatile Blogger Award! Your poetry is raw and Wonderful. We NEED Poetry! Thank you.

    Please see my blog for guidelines on how to accept the nomination.

    Happy New Year and thank you for writing with Heart,


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