Treasure Island

Jeff Gangwer

(September 23,1984 / Hood River, Oregon)

"The goddamn language barrier..."


The goddamn language barrier
Birthed a cold silence in our home—
At the table, during breakfast,
Then in the car, on the way to the Home Depot,
And again in the aisles—surrounded by too many choices

Submitted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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  • Mandolyn ... (7/9/2014 10:43:00 PM)

    lol, this is cool jello

    you should check out my poem pretending you were mine
    there's a similar theme- kind of- like for 5 seconds. (Report) Reply

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