Oh this is too funny… This is serious weirdness — I was just writing something that could be adapted to disco 4 yr olds.
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Is that you?
I got somethin’
for you to listen to
Hi Garnet :)
It has taken me too long to give you some feedback. I’m going to go with the ‘Swazi time’ excuse. It’s a bad one, but I’m sticking with it ;)
Thanks again for writing this, we went with your poem. We used ‘disco beat’ instead of ‘bar tap’ but the kids found it quite a tongue twister so…
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