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Best Boxed In Poems

Below are the all-time best Boxed In poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of boxed in poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Boxed In
Riding the rail cargo
blue sky's virgin eyes
suddenly a ride on the wild side.
Consumed like a passionate love affair
first sneaking around then a box unbarred.
There were...

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Categories: boxed in, addiction, celebration, encouraging, freedom, goodbye,
Form: Prose



Premium Member Boxed In
For years, perhaps a decade,
the silver box had lain within a wooden
shell, a box within a box,
a larger casket 	quieting
memories too painful to revisit;
yet, too...

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Categories: boxed in, absence, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
Box Lids, Boxed In
BOXED LIDS  © Haiku +

fear
Don’t enclose me in 
Boxes come with four walls sealed 
 Seals me inside out! 
 

fear
BOXED IN!  ©...

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Categories: boxed in, fear,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: boxed in, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
One Toy Soldier
One Toy Soldier

Little toy soldiers are all put away
Training is over for this time of day.
Where do these little boys go now to play?
Away from...

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Categories: boxed in, angst, introspection, loss, sad, war,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Mary's Shrift
Indigenous woman—rarely accompanied by their
white sisters—or their men enter 
through the side door
of St. Peter’s Church.

Here they are boxed in cool stucco,
and stained-glass. A flock...

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Categories: boxed in, devotion, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
T.V.
Boxed in prize-fighter
Spinning punches for a sold-out crowd
Tubes and tubes

Run chain for miles, rust spots baring
Stark, empty Jews
Playing corn in a field, as
Nazi golems keep...

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Categories: boxed in, allegory, angst, social,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Outside The Box ---For Chan
No use pretending to the pitch of sleep
It seems to see straight through the night, from somewhere very far

I hear the sounds,  yet....., not...

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Categories: boxed in, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fatality
Before birth
I was the universe
All knowing, all embracing
Molecules of beauty in floating meditations
I was everywhere 

Then............
The darkness.........
The womb.......
I begot limbs and flesh
Imprisoned inside this human...

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Categories: boxed in, beauty, grave, life, urdu, wisdom, universe,
Form: Free verse
Push on through
Push on through


The world is a scary place and there is nowhere left to hide;
The nightmares are hunting us down and they are crawling inside.
Run...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boxed in, beautiful, life, love, morning, night, prison,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Virgin America
The faintness of flight overwhelms me
boxed in caged, corseted, in a cattle car of the air
pristine bells and whistles cajole the herd
as the breath is...

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Categories: boxed in, adventure, allegory, animals,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OLd Tom
Old Tom was wrinkled
His face full of care
A military blazer 
He'd always wear

Tom was a fighter
He'd boxed in the ring
He had gone to war
He'd fought...

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Categories: boxed in, absence, age, death, goodbye, old, sad,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member BOXES
BOXES

darling clementines
are little oranges in a box
or one woman
who left me twice
boxed in my little room

my little room
is where i try to forget
that face i...

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Categories: boxed in, conflict,
Form: Tanka
Imprisoned - Jun-jun Villanueva
IMPRISONED     (collaboration)


by~  Jun-jun Villanueva

Urbane cavalcade - flaunt in gaiety
Warbling hymns in ego - cyclicity
Jigging gracile moves in vivacity
Relishing in zest...

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Categories: boxed in, life, grave, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Villanelle: To what great good singular individuals sacrificed their lives
Villanelle: To what great good singular individuals sacrificed their lives

To what great good singular individuals sacrificed their lives
To free their peoples from the oppressors’ superior...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boxed in, community, history, political,
Form: Villanelle
A Self-indulgent Rant
I'm getting frustrated, uneasy.
I'm losing a brain cell or two;
one naturally, the other donated.
Yet, what I've lost is nothing,
nothing at all in comparison.
But, something has...

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Categories: boxed in, self,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Primal Questions
Do I want to only look at new ones,
never been used,
or is that a too restrictive market,
too competitively priced
for virginity of place and relationship on...

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Categories: boxed in, career, change, destiny, humor, jobs, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Kalamatsch
Kalamatsch

As a kid I played with mud in pouring rain
               ...

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Categories: boxed in, peace,
Form: Free verse
Creating Fate
In places where buildings hang on edges of rain clouds 
it is for men to fantasize, 
but every man’s reality differs
The white water carries souls...

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Categories: boxed in, inspirational
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Only a Circle--- Creep contest
It is no use pretending
that I'm the perfect blend
You will have to bend the rules of love
to want me for a friend
You must squeeze each...

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Categories: boxed in, heartbroken, how i feel, hurt, love
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Frog Translation of Etiemble s quintet La grenouille by T Wignesan
The Frog, Translation of Etiemble’s quintet: La grenouille by T. Wignesan 

(This quintet rhymed: ababc might in its propos -
perhaps in its imagery and allusion...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boxed in, sorrow,
Form: Quintella
LEAVE ME ALONE
Against domestic violence 

Pack your things and leave.
Carry your trash and go.
You have done enough.

The thoughts of you hurts
The sound of your Jordan boots bring...

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Categories: boxed in, abuse, anti bullying, boyfriend, bullying, freedom,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Homeless
Through deep despair were grown my homesick tears,
Worn by an inmate boxed in cement pine,
That cried for walls remembered through the years,
Forgotten treasures thought by...

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Categories: boxed in, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member AN AYLESBURY DUCK
There's a duck of high renown,bred and reared in my county town.With orange 
feet and plumage light,of culinary fame,this bird snowy-white.Neck so fine and 
feathered...

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Categories: boxed in, animals, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Prose Poetry
IMPRISONED
IMPRISONED     (collaboration)


by~  Jun-jun Villanueva

Urbane cavalcade - flaunt in gaiety
Warbling hymns in ego - cyclicity
Jigging gracile moves in vivacity
Relishing in zest...

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Categories: boxed in, death, family, love, grave, me,
Form: Rhyme