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Their Very Best



He brought a dozen roses. She purchased jewelry.
He filled her walk-in closets with dresses fancy-free.

The thorns impaled a digit. Diamonds reduced to ash.
Unsuitable apparel provided no panache.

He took her to the movies. She danced to country rock.
She cooked delicious dinners in a simmering crock.

Actors were overrated. Shuffled steps scraped the floor.
Acute ptomaine poisoning made their stomachs uproar.

He did all things to please her. She did her very best.
He wanted to impress her and put her cares at rest.

Outcomes became disasters. It was catastrophe.
Momentous tragic events lead them to misery.
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