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Margaret Alice

(The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Dancing On Tables


Going to the office in school uniform – tie, blazer,
scarf, school shoes, school cap on my head with
two pigtails – because we’re having 1976 Day
at work and that was the request, I’m doing my
best to make peace with my altered appearance,
the blazer’s too small, it’s made for a fifteen-year
old after all, but I’ll get by, this might be fun, my
boss is the only other one who’ll also be in her
school wear, maybe Karen and I will make a
contribution to the commemoration at work,
I used to dream of dancing on tables at school,
now is my chance - arrived at work, NO, school
day is tomorrow! - to my sorrow, I take off every-
thing, tomorrow my kid needs her school uniform,
at least I had a dream...

Submitted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Edited: Monday, July 06, 2009

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  • rago rago (6/23/2009 11:49:00 PM)

    the age is more important to dance on a school table..... a thrill it is...... (Report) Reply

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