Patricia

Music: Piano Sonata #12, Second Movement.
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Sequenced by Robert Fisher.

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Patricia is a gentlewoman's name:
A name that's rooted in the world of men.
The modern version's not what you'd call tame,
Rough on shoes and words. But she knows when
It pays to shift her voice to feminine charm,
Choosing to take weakness off the shelf,
Intimate in order to disarm
A passing lover--and, perhaps, herself?

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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