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The Emperor's New Clothes?

In hindsight, it's hard to say what I was thinking.
I didn't like the furniture in my piano room.
There was no room to move.
The couches were faded.
It wasn't right.
I met a decorator whose work I liked, Suzanne.
She wears 3 beautiful watches on her left arm.
Maybe that should have been a clue.
I told her I liked the batik artwork Ben and I had made,
and I wondered if there was some new blue furniture
she could find.
It needed to fit, which is a challenge with my piano.
Suzanne wasn't jazzed about the batik,
but she said she'd see what she could come up with.

There was nothing blue in what she suggested.
The going word is "natural."
However, her ideas all revolve around the batik,
which turns out to be the latest in the decorating world.
Imagine that.
She recommended a painter who loved her ideas.
He decided I needed texture on the walls.
The ceiling, too.
This is the primer.
It didn't help that my visiting teacher unintentionally
fell into the role of the child in The Emper…


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