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Jealousy overcomes me like
an anaconda suffocating my prideful puffed penguin chest
and the thought of your hand running across the skin of someone else is grievous
So uncomfortable, I feel a wave of something wearisome, and it's left a skunky sour taste in my 
nauseas at the fact that you could look that way.... at someone ELSE
 A wave of irritability floods over me like a tsunami of self doubt,  I take my aggression out on 
curse obscenities to numb the guilt of my defeat in all interpersonal relationship realms 
I know that I will never measure up to the standards of perfection, that I have daydreamed up
I feel like a child reaching up to the cookie counter, but I can  never manage to reach that 
perfection shelf

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  1. Date: 10/1/2010 10:18:00 PM
    Oh, you're good Laura!! You are good! Totally enjoyed this! Goes to my favorites! Love, Audrey

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 11:06:00 AM
    You convey the nauseating feeling of jelousy perfectly in this poem, really well written. Regards, Gavin.

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 9:03:00 PM
    A picture painted in my mind Love Roger

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 9:01:00 PM
    Nice expressions on jealousy