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Rated: E · Other · Relationship · #1763360
A poem about how husbands and wives don't always view home improvement in the same way.
         The Project
She said
I would sure like to turn that little bedroom into an office
He said
That would be nice
Let’s go to the hardware store

She said
I’ll make a list of what we need
He said
I’ll need a new cordless drill
And maybe a table saw

In her mind she saw
Peaceful blues and greens with a shelf for plants
And a small nook for reading

In his mind he saw
A new computer system
And a shelf for the multimedia center

She said
Won’t this be fun – working together?
He said
You’ll need to move to the other side of the room so I can measure for the speakers

He knew they could have the whole project completed in two days
If they just concentrated their efforts
And painted everything white

She knew that it would take at least two days for the paint to dry
So that they could put the faux finish on the second coat
And hang the wallpaper border

She thought this would be a great opportunity
For them to talk about plans for the future

He thought that this would be a great opportunity
To watch the Rams play the 49ers

She thought she would help build the shelves
He thought she would make some sandwiches
Because his brother-in-law was coming over
to help build the shelves

She thought she would go and visit her mother
He thought that was a good idea
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