The Secret Vice

Oh I know I shouldn’t do it
– it will fill me with remorse –
so I listen to your good advice,
nod, and say “of course”.

But in the secret moments
when no-one is around
I give in to my impulse
and the pleasure to be found.

They urge me not to do it,
but my resistance is no match,
to the irresistible, insistent urge
to scratch and scratch and scratch!

© ceenoa

9 thoughts on “The Secret Vice

  1. georgiakevin 18/10/2014 / 11:13 am

    This is such a fun poem to read and one that i certainly can relate to.


    • Claudette 19/10/2014 / 7:01 pm

      Thanks. I like to keep them fun when I can. However, it isn’t fun when that itch strikes.

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  2. georgiakevin 18/10/2014 / 11:21 am

    I very much felt the love in your poem. You are a talented poet!

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    • Claudette 19/10/2014 / 7:02 pm

      Oh No, I am sorry. But just the thought of itching does seem to be contagious. Hope it goes away soon.

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    • Claudette 19/10/2014 / 7:02 pm

      Nope, just a pinpoint spot that cries out for attention continuously. 🙂


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