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My Boxes
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By Rich Tassinari
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My Boxes

My boxes are all neat and codified,
Each has a proper label, proper date,
I store some in a place that's cold inside,
The coldness helps preserve what lies in state.
Some others I keep warm, within my reach,
I bring them to the present now and then,
I tallk to them, they talk to me with speech
Here in the now, 'though I remember when.
Some boxes are quite heavy, others light,
It matters not how much the box contains,
I keep the heavy boxes closed up tight,
The lighter ones I open like champagnes.
   The present I shal place inside a box,
   Which, when the time is right, my heart unlocks.

Rich Tassinari 12/28/2012

Just having fun with poetry while thinking about the old an new year. What could be in my boxes?


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Submitted: Friday, January 4, 2013

Last Updated: Saturday, January 5, 2013

About the Poet
Husband, father, grandfather, and each title is my joy. As a youth, poetry was a means to express the inexpressable. I was attracted to (and still am) the beauty and brevity of verse. All flows out from God, and like a proper prayer, can flow back.


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