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The Matrix Box

Written by Mel Brake


I was born in my mother’s box

We lived boxed in

In Philadelphia row home


I played in a child’s square box

4 by 4 and hard cement pavements


My food is located in an ice box

I eat for square meals – another box

The tv is not a tube but another box

But my cable shows are produced by home box office


Superman who was an alien change from a human inside of

A public telephone box


The planet I live on has four planes, four oceans, four seasons and four hemispheres

Like a box floating in space


I drove to work in a box

With four wheels


When my box broke down

I rode in a larger public box


I was reborn in a church box

Jesus was my savior

Although he freed himself

From a stone box


I celebrate his birthday by

Giving gifts in box sets


I still believe that he could

Rescue me from my matrix box

A cubicle with a telephone umbilical cord

And a dark overlord who control me from

A watchtower box


For fun I would dance on a square linoleum box

So small that I would bump and grind into other boxes


For sporting and entertainment event

I watch inside a super box


I moved outside the city

To fulfill my dream of living in a better box

My dream was to move to a into a larger one

With white picket fence and a lawn


But my new box was smaller than my

Former home box and slighter bigger than my work box

But I live next to a cemetery and I image that would

Be my final box read over by the Bible

The first box


About melbrake

Mel Brake is an awarding winning Philadelphia based poet/singer/song writer, whose poetry has appeared in several media outlets and journals, including Philadelphia Poets 2007, 2008 and 2009, Mad Poets Review, Fox Chase Review, and The Philadelphia Bulletin. In addition, Long Island Sounds: An Anthology of Poetry, Writing Outside The Lines (WOSTL) Anthology, Word Riot Magazine, The New Verse News, Word Salad Magazine and Poetry Ink 2010 has published his works. Recently, his band, the Mel Brake Family Band performed a benefit concert at Cross Road Café in Delaware County. He is the Founder and Executive Director of MPW, a non-profit organization, focusing on using the arts to reach children in the Tri-state area. In addition, his first chapbook, “Obama Poetry Project” is available at:
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1 Response to THE MATRIX BOX

  1. melbrake says:

    Reblogged this on melbrake and commented:

    Very Interesting Commercial About The Box of Life

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