Annoying little bastard.

I am entombed,above ground,in a prison of flesh~William Powers~

Annoying little bastard

Wont leave me alone

Comes into my life

Comes into my home

Annoying little bastard

Sitting on my shoulder

Taunting teasing testing

As I am getting older

Annoying little bastard

Whispers in my ear

All the world will fade away

As I am drawing near

Annoying little bastard

Asks can you be so blind

You think you can defeat me

You think yourself divine

Annoying little bastard

Will take my life one day

He leads me out of slavery

To start me on my way

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Comments 13 comments

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gaplumber 3 years ago

Hhmmmm, very interesting.

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York


Is "annoying little bastard" death's constant reminder? I could definitely feel the frustration :-)

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rebthomas 3 years ago from Westerville Ohio

I like it!

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onegreenparachute 3 years ago from Greenwood, B.C., Canada

I especially like "He leads me out of slavery". That quick phrase opens up all sorts of images of freedom after life.

I like this.

Voted up and shared.

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cheaptrick 3 years ago from the bridge of sighs Author

Thanks all for taking the time to rate and comment.

Sometimes,the only way out is to write it down. This has been in my head for a it's in yours :)

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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

cheaptrick very creative yeah I like it

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John MacNab 3 years ago from the banks of the St. Lawrence

Must you make people think, cheaptrick? Nice One!

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peachpurple 22 months ago from Home Sweet Home

who is that annoying little bastard? the devil inside you?

Pait 21 months ago

Hey, that post leaves me feeling foishlo. Kudos to you!

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Discordzrocks 10 months ago from Austin TX

This reminds me of little brother

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jonnycomelately 6 months ago from Tasmania

Once again, coming to a beautiful bit of artwork so "lately" in the day.

But well worth the wait, really enjoy you deep connection, cheaptrick. Thank you.

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Jodah 4 months ago from Queensland Australia

I think most of us have an "annoying little bastard" to deal with. Some may call it their conscience, others something darker. Good poem.

Nudely 3 months ago

"Life was not a valuable gift, but death was. Life was a fever-dream made up of joys embittered by sorrows, pleasure poisoned by pain, a dream that was a nightmare-confusion of spasmodic and fleeting delights, ecstasies, exultations, happinesses, interspersed with long-drawn miseries, griefs, perils, horrors, disappointments, defeats, humiliations, and despairs -- the heaviest curse devisable by divine ingenuity; but death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man's best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free. " ~ Mark Twain

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