The Box

The Box

A Poem by Leindor
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Something I'd written a few years back when asked why I was so positive all of the time.

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I opened up my closet

In the back

In a box

A bunch of little monsters

Wrapped and bound

Metal locks

The box, 

it shook & rattled

Deep inside

Raging battles


I lightly tapped its top

And they went still

They were quiet

Admitting I was tempted

But with will

Left them silent

I leaned away and stood

Demons cried and

Banged the walls

Closing my closet doors

Because I know

Pandora falls


© 2015 Leindor



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dan
Brittany, This is a very nice piece; you introduce the idea of a box right away, then meander along with clever wordplay to culminate in the introduction of Pandora, of (literary) box fame. A nice introduction to your writing! I will gladly accept your friend request. Nice to meet you. take care...dan

Posted 2 Years Ago


Wow!!!!! My favourite is definatelly the end...excellent! Linking it with mythology adds an almost mysterious quality and with your idea of a box in a wardrobe and laid back writing style you bring fresh air to a traditional conception of the demons inside of us. modern, relaxed and cool, your poem is great and makes a complex task seem efortless! Well done!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Excellent poem...it's very easy to relate to this. I think we all have demons hidden somewhere inside of us; it's just about learning to suppress them in which we learn to live with them.

Posted 2 Years Ago


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Leindor

2 Years Ago

Thank you very much! It was somewhat difficult to keep it simplified, and I'm glad that you were abl.. read more

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Added on May 5, 2015
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Tags: box, inner, demon, demons, closet

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Leindor
Leindor

Renton, WA



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