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Unread 02-22-2018, 12:54 PM
Matt Q Matt Q is offline
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Location: England, UK
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They flee from me (Valentine’s night special)

Well, perhaps it is unwise to,
but I’m planning to surprise you,
because today’s a very special day.

Now I’m pacing in the dark
while I’m waiting in the park;
I know you like to walk from work this way.

And it’s true I do feel nervous,
still, there’s no one to observe us,
and I’ve cleaned my teeth and shaved and had a bath.

And I’m sure it will go fine;
I just need my opening line.
No time to waste: you’re walking down the path.

Now I don’t want to blow it
So I pick my favourite poet:
Sir Thomas Wyatt. Now I cannot miss!

Well it’s too late to change tack,
so I open up my mac,
and speak the words: ‘dear heart, how like you this?’

Apparently Americans aren't familiar with the word "mac". It's a Mackintosh -- a full-length raincoat.
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Unread 02-06-2019, 08:04 PM
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RCL RCL is offline
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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 5,217

Here's a bump up of last year's offerings for the sacred day of Valentine, especially to note the last two by Matt Q.

Any new contributions?
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