Poem called "The Box"

Many years ago, on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, they featured an anti-war poem called “The Box.” It got such response, they did it two weeks in a row. Does anybody know the artist who did that? I had the record at one time and now it is lost.

THE BOX by Kendrew Lascelles

If you’re looking for the recording, John Denver recorded it on his “Poems, Prayers & Promises” album, which is available from CD-NOW. He recorded it in 1971.

Which is why I remember hearing it in high school. Back when the earth was still cooling. We had to walk to school in snow up to our knees. Uphill both ways. No shoes. Fighting off dinosaurs.

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