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An Edinburgh Invitation by Sue Armstrong

In 100 Poems, poetry on February 13, 2009 at 11:41 pm

Title: An Edinburgh Invitation
Author: Sue Armstrong
Number: 49/100
Allocated postcode: EH3

An Edinburgh Invitation

You’re new, and seem pleasant, so please come for supper-
You’ve passed the first ‘suitable’ test,
You look right, you sound right, we’re all middle upper,
And play our cards close to our chest.

Two questions, it’s simple, you’re part of the set,
Which old school, and where do you live?
We’d like you to join us, you’re charming, and yet
It depends on the answers you give.

Postcodal selection will give us protection
From those that may seem a bit rough.
We are careful to whom we are granting election,
EH3 on it’s own’s not enough.

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