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Same Old Simple Problem, Same Old Wimple Solution

or The Romanticized Absent Mother of Fairytales "Oh surely you've noticed the way he looks into your eyes, Maria. And you know you blushed in his arms when you were dancing just now. Don't take it to heart. He'll get over it soon enough, I should think. Men do, you know." --The Wicked Stepmother to Be, Rival to Cinderella in The Sound of Music "Come, Liesl! . . . Children, gather round my knee, Please Darling, by my side, come rest you here-- No, Gretl, precious. Later "Do Re Me"-- No, no, Brigitta, just a little qu*** . . . Now, children, first, forgive me if you will The promise made to always be with you, For here it seems this silly little chill-- No, Marta, sweetheart, just a touch of flu . . . Louisa, Kurt, I hope while I am gone You keep your word to not go near those bees . . . And Friedrich, dear, stay off that autobahn-- And no more strays until you bathe for fleas. And, Darling, lie not too much in the sun? . . . Now, then. The governess! You said a nun?" January 14, 2022 Sonnet (English) (Shakespearean)

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