Show Business: Not Too Near the Water

In Stanza 1, the girl is "afraid to come out of the locker," and by Stanza 2, she has a blanket around her and is "bundled up on the shore." Somehow, she manages to immerse herself before the outset of Stanza 3, which finds her "afraid to come out of the water," for none of the reasons that come most readily to mind. It's simply that she is embarrassed by her

Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot bikini

That she wore for the first time today—An itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polkadot bikini,

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