Don’t Box Me In

In response to d’verse poets Quadrille #62 – BOX

Don’t think outside
the box
or even when you’re in it
Throw the box away

Containing nonsense
you never look at
Hoarding is a disease
You don’t need it anyway

Don’t get boxed in
like Jack did
He had to jump
Remember Boxing Day?

Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©

Word count 44 – Quadrille

  10 comments for “Don’t Box Me In

  1. sanaarizvi
    August 15, 2018 at 4:29 am

    Love the Jack-in-the-Box reference here ❤❤

    • Christine Bolton
      August 15, 2018 at 11:15 am

      Thank you!

  2. August 14, 2018 at 10:12 am

    Good alternative: simply throw the box away or use it for packing stuff.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 14, 2018 at 10:17 am

      Thanks Frank! I always appreciate your feedback. Quadrilles are new to me as you know. There are a great challenge! 😊

  3. August 13, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    I liked the Jack in the box reference. I always hated them as a kid!

    • Christine Bolton
      August 13, 2018 at 9:55 pm

      I used it because I think they’re scary – a bit like clowns to some people 😊

      • August 13, 2018 at 9:57 pm

        That is it exactly. Clowns scare the bejabbers out of me.

      • Christine Bolton
        August 13, 2018 at 10:00 pm

        Lol! 🤭🤡🤡

  4. August 13, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    Love the Jack-in-the-Box reference here, especially. 🙂

    • Christine Bolton
      August 13, 2018 at 9:13 pm

      Oh thank so much! Happy you liked it 😊

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