Green-Eyed Monster


Consumed by envy, you’re not thinkin’ straight,
the ones you love most, feel all your hate.
It’s a vicious circle, sucks at your very soul,
I thought I had it beat, had it under control.

Shook the monkey off my back.
Broke my debt-chains, I’m back in black.
But that terror coloured green
crept back silent and unseen.

I gotta kill, my green-eyed monster.

Thought I had it beat, but you know what thought did.
Obsessive jealous fury, irrational ‘n’ rabid
Consumed by desire, eaten up with mistrust.
Like scorched earth tactics, sow destruction and dust.

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And what’s it all for? It’s not like it’s a virtue,
a nasty little vice, out to destroy and hurt you.

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©20.8.2018 Andrew Robert Chapman


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