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Nail Biting

I have been systematically bitting my nails since I was 6 year's old so I am told Sometimes way down past where the skin begins and blood starts And it hurts so much I can't even pick stuff up And yes I know it's a filthy habit and it really hurts I have somehow never been able to stop So what is the explanation or only conclusion to be gained Am I in fact a sadist do I love pain 1 thing is most definitely for certain I must quite obviously be stupid because I know what I am doing to myself And even despite all this I still won't be stopping any time soon Nailed it

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Date: 9/8/2022 6:22:00 AM
One big thumbs up from me. I have to hand it to you Christopher, I can't put my finger on it or point to what it is but your poetry is different. Because it's different it's refreshing. Like David, I enjoyed the punchline. High 5 Cheers - Gary
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 9/13/2022 2:25:00 PM
Thank you Gary Kind words and comment indeed Different I most certainly am case in point you nailed it
Date: 9/7/2022 12:46:00 PM
Brilliant Christopher not the habit, but the punchline, Nailed it! I’ve seen people with nails eaten away to stumps, cannot be a comfort habit way too painful for that, I’m no expert but would guess it’s anxiety related, you’re mad as a brush, a nail brush, cheers David
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 9/13/2022 2:29:00 PM
Nice 1 Sir cheer's So mad in fact even they gave me the brush off and don't have a jacket in my particular size or straight enough