Treasure Island

Jeff Gangwer

(September 23,1984 / Hood River, Oregon)

"In the year 1984..."


In the year 1984,
In the month of September,
On the fourth Sunday of the month—
And after the agony of thirty-eight hours of labor—
Nancy pushed her only son into mortality

He was blue from a lack of oxygen and a nurse put a hat on his head

'It was worth it, ' she said

Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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