Treasure Island

Jeff Gangwer

(September 23,1984 / Hood River, Oregon)

Miracles Nonetheless


I believe in little miracles—
Or daily wonders—
But miracles nonetheless—

The electric stovetop,
The eggs in a carton,
The bowl and the whisk

My hungry wife,
Scraping into the kitchen—
Another breakfast in paradise

The touch of a button—
A device—its keys, its glow—
Its capability to send rockets into space

Submitted: Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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