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Saturday, February 23, 2008

in the city

snow in the city
nobody home
in the cardboard box
(Magnapoets January 2008 [premiere issue])

14 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

i see several interpretations to this one, from a serious one (the homeless) to the humourous one(where i live some people put cardboard boxes in a parking lot after they have shovelled it to mark 'their property' and possibly prevent others take advantage of their work)

11:33 AM  
Blogger josh said...

Cold one.

May your box always be warm, Bill.

11:43 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

polona,I've never seen cardboard boxes put to the use you've mentioned, but I've seen other wys of doing it.

Lined with love, Josh.

Thanks, friends.

12:42 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

powerful!

9:26 PM  
Blogger floots said...

chilling - in all senses
thank you

5:18 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Andrew and floots, my thanks.

6:07 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

that's a chilling comment on society

6:35 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

It is, indeed, Juliet.

7:17 AM  
Blogger shanna said...

wow I still have fun with my grandaughter in cardboard boxes

i realy like this one bill

shanna

4:25 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Power must've been out. It is sad when your only shelter from the elements is cardboard. "...by the grace of God..."

5:50 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, shanna and Pat.

9:27 PM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

India has too many homeless people. It made me think of them.

12:45 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for giving us that perspective, gautami.

6:45 AM  
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