I Take Breaks From Being Sophisticated

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    Really Long Ones

    Long breaks you sickos! Yes. I take long breaks from sophistication. Although, I'm beginning to regret it. All my clown makeup is running and well... at first it was a little funny because Ediez would playfully run away from me. She hates clowns but she knew it was me...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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