Reputo Foris Arca Archa by Chris Gallagher

Topic: Boxes To think outside the box has long been used as a metaphor for thinking creatively, for looking further than the obvious. According to the fount of modern human knowledge, Wikipedia, it has its origins in the Disney Corporation of the sixties when their workforce were given the classic 9 point puzzle to solve. … Continue reading

Boxes by Amaia Little

topic: Boxes When I think of this, the first thing to pop in my mind is what we tend to do to each other. I can be a mother, a father, a husband, a wife,  a fiancee, a lil, a submissive, a Dominant, a strong person….. I realize that for most of us, in today’s world, … Continue reading

You Can’t Be Contained by Micheline Ludwick

topic: Boxes “Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky tacky” ~ Malvina Reynolds I visited you yesterday. It had been a while, I know. I didn’t even bring anything, which I realize lacked thoughtfulness. I figured someone else would fill your vase, and they did. I felt guilty and then I didn’t … Continue reading

Time Capsule by Richard Wiseman

Topic: Boxes Three layers of tape, All different hues, Some drier than others, Three different labels, To help the movers, Find the rooms to put it in; Two in black pen, One in red; ‘Videos’ ‘Phoebe Books’ ‘Odds’. The label ‘videos’ Makes me chuckle, Technology Out of date so soon. It was you and me … Continue reading

The Boxes We Live In by Akanksha Lal

Topic: Boxes When I read this word here it reminded me of the boxes we all lock ourselves into. The boxes called ego. I just look at the two year old next door who has no big ego. He walks around like a king fully unconcerned about who is thinking what. Isn’t that a great … Continue reading

Pack Up by Dayle Lynne

Topic: Boxes I used to look forward to moving. I did it so frequently as a child that I learned to embrace it. Every move was a chance to start over, a chance to make new friends, a chance to discover new things. My mom-mom’s house in East Falls had a backyard full of “gold … Continue reading

Outside the Online Dating Profile Box by Kimberly

Topic: Boxes Working in a female-dominated industry, having mostly married friends, I’m sure it won’t surprise you to learn that the supply of eligible bachelors isn’t abundant in my world. Lately, I’ve been considering remedying the situation by subscribing to an online dating service. Again. I’ve been there, done that. Several times. And it’s not … Continue reading

Striving to Be Box Free by Kelly Sajonia

Topic: Boxes Boxes. There are many in baseball. There’s a catcher’s box, the batter’s box, and two coach’s boxes found in foul territory by first and third base. There are the highly coveted box seats for spectators too. When it comes to baseball, I find there is another box; it’s the one people attempt to … Continue reading

An Affair by Deidre Murphy

Topic: Boxes There was no money to buy an upcoming birthday present. There was a paper box. There was a perfect image on the computer. There were my water colors. There was my paper collection. Paper has fascinated me ever since I can remember. Every new piece intrigues me with its uniqueness, its smell, its … Continue reading