The World of Boxes


19HThe World of Boxes

A Corporate Leader thinks,
how rare has it become to think.
Every law followed
not in spirit, but as per the ink.

Everyman for himself,
Fighting for his place, his “needs”,
as if for his life..
He designs twists and turns
in all his creations,
designing just strife.

And the Leader tries
with all her might
to make sense of this condition,
For the interests of rational men
at all times
have no contradictions.

Then she looked at this weird world
with a completely different lens,
As a world of cardboard boxes
And suddenly it seemed to make sense…

Boxes judged not by content nor
the significance of its presence
But by an unthought guess of its worth
and by the network of its acquaintance.

No box thought that it could grow
because it was after all cardboard
And never attempted change

But few were different,
few challenged their reality
And became much more..

The few changed their dimensions
transformed their being
to be the best at their role,
And once they started
nothing really mattered
They were on a roll..

The many did curse,
the many did critique
the accomplishments of the few
But they couldn’t ignore
in the heart of their hearts,
the greatness of the few

In the irrational world
of the minds of many,
the few they said were tiny.
And so they claimed
until the few left their world
or turned into the many.

This irrational world,
might still seem rational
to many who sits still and gawks.
The Corporate Leader
will now dismiss them knowing
they are only a box within a box.