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Ink Roached Infestation Didst Derive Within Mice Elf

Ink Roached Infestation Didst Derive Within Mice Elf (thus forever experiencing craving to eat cheese) Nothing but gridlock traffic (far as thee eye could see) heading east on Schuylkill Expressway (oxymoronic name for quickest route into center city, albeit Philadelphia), yet this papa promised eldest daughter freshly minted University of Pennsylvania graduate hoping to make amends prior to first born heading of into blue, (...er rather green, asper legal tender) beyond (without doubt experiencing more financial security than yours truly, whose penurious crisis tantamount to being self ostracized within luxe MainLine, where one percent flaunt their wealth disparage dirt poor folks like this sir meaning husband, his spouse plus attendant two biological kin reinforcing feeling inferior, among those earning or inheriting fistfulls of moolah, said offspring also lodged opprobrium citing slovenly housekeeping amidst generations (Zison heirlooms) yielding barely ample space our family of four analogous to sardines in a tin packed to the gills, which pennilessness exacerbated since neither mama nor papa (me) worked reasons squarely linkedin to mental illness asper myself - chronic anxiety, panic attacks with concomitant courtesy benefits; adrenaline maddeningly coursing thru veins palms sweating profusely, racing heart irritable bowels syndrome, nausea, vertigo... physiological symptoms played offal, nasty, malicious cruel version of knick knack paddy whack... with these lovely bones severely disabled me to function academia, employment, socialization... imperiled satisfactory existence learning, working, commingling felt like butchered bovine at slaughterhouse five. Bonhomie within beastie boy here in short supply, an understatement, now impossible mission to recoup sabotaged, jackbooted, atrophied.... blissful happy go lucky little boy blessedly energetic innately nervous tensing up, manifesting cringing pose no matter parents lenient though father bellowed stern rebukes perhaps interpreting paternal rejection sole son less gifted prowess with smarts in short, no weigh, shape, or form, a polymath cultivated, habituated, ossified once playful quirky little rascal set tilled under veritable weathered sedimentary stagnancy for peat sakes psyche got bogged down into impermeable metamorphic hardrock.

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