Tiny Boxes



A reading from the New Year’s Retreat, from Christy Sharshel

  Tiny Boxes   This mind is cluttered today Words and images Harsh and relentless Searing for some explanation For the state of … everything. In a world of tiny boxes We are labeled and sorted By the color of our skin The shape of our bodies The sound of our language The size of our bank account The person we love The God we believe in. Difference becomes deadly When we cannot reach Beyond arbitrary walls That separate When we fail In our understanding That every heart Beats the same     Christy Sharshel     Link to Christy’s latest book of poems: http://amzn.com/151947847X     iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.