Interlude: The Imp

19 November, 2019 by katelaity

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As I get a little older

I find it’s easier to see;

the imp upon my shoulder

makes things oh so hard for me.

There’s no deliberate mischief,

but he chatters all the time;

would he be quite the sneak thief

if his gabbling sometimes rhymed?



[Image via the fabulous British Library Flickr account: I think I have found a kindred spirit in RANK DOGGEREL: BEING A LITTLE LAUGHTER WITH A SEDIMENT OF SENTIMENT by J. James Hewson, illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly, RBA. 2nd Edition, 1892]

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