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“There’s sausage on sticks on the table
and plenty of crisps in the bowl.
Help yourself to the wine –
it’s a chic eighty-nine –
and I think there is one last spring roll.
“We don’t want any churlish behavior –
no shouting, no cursing, no fights.
We’ll clean up the mess
in the morning, I guess
and will the last one out turn off the lights?
“Don’t mind the dog in the kitchen –
(he actually likes the literati.)
Treat the house as your own.
If you need us, just phone.”
So saying, the hosts left the party.