Cardboard windows and attic cuffs a black crow has guiding wings / as wind slides fallow / to its stark skin / my cartilage slightly splintered / like ossein composite / in… my cardboard heart my cardboard heart / is sodden with misery but above all, a bystander Bare breasted and unashamed / to run the corners of this race against / social acceptance. / A bearded man with dirt in his eyes stands, / … Cardboard Cartons and Styrofoam Streets A foolish man and his fight for food with gross exaggeration. Simple Psalms on Dirty Cardboard. Dirty cardboard. / Wet in the midnight rain / yet set in the down right pain. / The sufferance. / The grace. / The Arabic nuance. / ItR… Moving Out I. / I looked at cardboard boxes that had piled up on the outside of what my room used to be. I hadn’t remembered there being so much… Sitting Alone While the world drives by unaware, / Folks sleep beneath bushes at night. / Cardboard boxes become their home… Cardboard Sand Castles where all arrows are shadows, shadows are your past. cardboard statues have become 1 and children born… the pen is mightier than the sword and the way is paved in gold. lights line the strip where the largest scale illusions are carried out an… cardboard love. As I sit and hold your cardboard love, I imagine you having Christmas with your new family around the tree. Cardboard Lives A poem I wrote for a College Creative Writing class, basically about a man thinking back on the women he has “loved.” The Cardboard Groom “…a wild-eyed Ophelia for whom time stands still.” Ten cardboard boxes and a jilted bride. She’d taken several things that didn’t belong to her but she wanted them anyway and besides, he owed her more than just a few expensive gad… Pebbles . Or Cardboard " and from behind the window / time waits in the treelimbs for you < 3 "