Jeff Gangwer

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

Freedom, Joy, and Ice Cream


Am I getting older
now that yard work
feels more like freedom
than captivity—
more like joy
than drudgery—
more like ice cream
than asparagus?

Submitted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Topic of this poem: gardening


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  • Gold Star - 15,998 Points Mandolyn ... (7/9/2014 10:50:00 PM)

    that's funny because when everyone leaves the house- it is freedom for me and i don't care if i'm cleaning a toilet- i am singing praises. (Report) Reply

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