How exciting – my first Willow Manor Ball! Thank you for everything Tess; you are the perfect host.
I carefully chose my dress
from the tree where they grow
behind the house.
The gloves I knit of
As music saturates me
the elephant in the room
sits at my side on the couch,
imploring me with absinthe eyes.
How could I possibly say no?
At first I couldn't find a thing to wear
until I remembered the dress tree out back:
It was a tough decision, but in the end I chose this black and white number...
...and elephants of course.
And the mask I will be wearing looks like this:
Of course to go with elephants I must have the simple elegance of pearls:
Finally, to complete the ensemble, I've opted for these tied up heels...
...so there won't be any lost shoe incidents.
I promised to save the last dance for Babar, but could I have THIS dance with you? Please won't you join me at the ball?