Unmerited Finery

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Unmerited Finery

She said, "Open wide."
I did.
She said, “Close down.”
I did.

Even though I'm barely
a commoner,

much more the 
or serf,

she treated me as


placing a crown on
an exhausted molar.

"Thank you," I said, 

and hurried home

Buckinghorse Palace


I be found out.

from the Wonderments and Such collection

. . . j

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