Morgan Michaels


Memory


It was a long time ago
The 28th Olympiad, I guess.
Twice we won gold for 1) dancing on TV
And 2) world-class hypocrisy.
Twice silver for mass murder.
As well as rudeness.
Also, we proved we had no peer
At watching TV and chugging lousy beer
And two big bronzes, to be sure,
For tinkering on cars
And tracking movie stars.
I remember it was very cold.
So, we gave a fart and then a cheer
Then we called our congressmen-
One (all in all) memorable year

Submitted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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