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BOX BUILT FOR MY FRIENDS

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BOX BUILT FOR MY FRIENDS

                                                  A BOX BUILT FOR MY EVERY FRIEND

                                                       I've built you a box
                                                       As tall as a tree
                                                       Your personal disposal for
                                                       Black memories
                                                       A box that will hold every
                                                       Lover-flung hurt
                                                       A box that will hold
                                                       Stinky bras or old shirts.

                                                        I have blown a glass cup
                                                        That will hold every tear
                                                        You will dump every heart ache
                                                        Every shivering fear--
                                                        Certain inclusion of
                                                        Aspersions unfair--
                                                        Echoes that strangle
                                                        The person you are..............

                                                        You’ll perk savory fresh coffee
                                                        Breathe a world drama free--
                                                        Thump your butts on that box lid ---
                                                        And sip your new dreams.



With my apologies....Revised to be
w/o sexual discrimination
for my male friends  June 17, 2013
(original from 15 May 2013)
Victoria Anderson-Throop

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  1. Date: 6/30/2013 3:25:00 AM
    A very special moving very well written "Boxing day...................."

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 5:00:00 PM
    The third stanza just totally took me away.Excellent stuff from you Victoria.

    Anderson-Throop Avatar Victoria Anderson-Throop
    Date: 6/18/2013 3:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    glad that you enjoyed it...we have all experienced painful love affairs...and must rally each other through them.....V
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:54:00 AM
    Victoria....thanks for this lovely present!!!! I surely need one. I love the cup for our tears....Bless you. Thank you for your posts on my work. I responded about the choice of words...please feel free to comment at any time! :-)

    Anderson-Throop Avatar Victoria Anderson-Throop
    Date: 6/18/2013 3:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Eileen...you are free to ignore any comments I make...I was born bossy! V