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1 obsolete : PERVERSE


the old Polish lady

has crossed the line

one too many times

she swung open

my door

without

a knock

just as I was

in the thick

of it

and about

to . . .


she said "no no no"


she heard

sex and came

to stop it!


last straw: new

rules, no

girls

in room

home

by ten o'clock

and

this is not a hotel



on the brink of . . . curfew . . . no girls allowed . . .



repeat:

I am not 16


repeat:

I am not

a sinner


getting out

of here


yes indeed

a month

at the local

hotel next week

:-)

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