Imp\ of\ the\ Perverse

Imp\ of\ the\ Perverse
That which forces you to do that which does not require to be done, to the defeat of everything else that should be done. Edgar Allan Poe

My Imp of the Perverse kept urging me to search the internet for midget sex, though I knew I should really be attending my son's birth.


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