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Me, you and the wardrobe

Royston 1946 (Reading)

I hid in the wardrobe thinking this will be great.
But my timing was wrong and I left it too late.
My plan of seduction had gone wildly adrift.
For when you found me hiding there you were so miffed.

Up and down the stairs you went looking everywhere
and did not appreciate me hiding myself there.
I’d got it wrong and spoilt the ambience that day;
For love is about timing as well as what I do and say.

Things got even worse when we both got into bed
and it did not help matters by what I had said.
The atmosphere was ruined and try as I might
I was unable to change it or put things right.

(Written after a disastrous attempt at love making)
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Submitted by royston on May 26, 2021

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