Jeff Gangwer

Rookie - 274 Points (September 23,1984 / Hood River, Oregon)

"...Thm Rmght Thmng&Quot; - Poem by Jeff Gangwer

We were brushing our teeth in the little hotel bathroom
In the luxurious Presidential Suite
At the Anniversary Inn—

The first time that we brushed as a married couple—

Mister President and his First Lady

With a mouth full of toothpaste suds, I said,
"Wm dmd thm rmght thmng."

She agreed

I smiled—
Then spat

(We flossed as well)

We were stuck in that awful place between "tired"...
...and "restless"—
Excited...
...but sleepy

My heart was full

Later, I turned the bust of Abraham Lincoln around—
Away from the bed that creaks

We did the right thing


Comments about "...Thm Rmght Thmng&Quot; by Jeff Gangwer

  • Gold Star - 16,075 Points Mandolyn ... (7/7/2014 7:08:00 PM)

    LOLOLOL. i enjoy your wit. read some of my poems and comment or i'll give this poem a 1. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 7, 2014



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