FIRST TOILET PAPER PATENT 1891
FIRST WEBSITE 1991
IS IT A COINCIDENCE?
both are neatly serrated
both are flat and square like paper
both became essential once invented
both are best enjoyed and disposed of promptly
both are slightly embarrassing if made public
both have been used creatively
Richard Berry wrote the lyrics to Louie, Louie on toilet paper.
(I learned that on a blog.)
and I made a wreath in kindergarten
one wire coat hanger pulled into a circle
and three pastel colors of Charmin
crumpled green, pink, blue…
our teacher called them marvelous!
so here goes