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The Chaperon

The very first duty of a chaperon
Is to leave the young folks quite alone;
Permitting them to sit up late
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  • Gajanan Mishra (8/23/2013 1:46:00 AM)

    good write, beautiful buds, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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  • Karen Sinclair (8/23/2012 6:28:00 PM)

    Hahaha! what a cheeky chappy, my first instinct is... with a sense of humour like this no wonder they all wanted him to chaperone them....delightful in its honesty and a wee insight to the goings on behind the curtains of those oh so stiff upper lipped victorians through to the 40s...

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