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‘My Last Duchess’ Essay

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“You think it’s so easy don’t you? Like something out of a movie? Well I’m telling you it isn’t! The planning, the betrayal, the guilt…yet you feel pleasure, a type of pleasure that can’t be described. Inspector, you may think I’m crazy but I assure you that you’re in for one hell of a night.”

I take a sip of water as my voice has become hoarse and my hands are trembling with a feeling that I have only felt twice- now and the very reason that I’m sitting in this room. It feels alien to me, there’s a motion in the deepest part of my body that makes me feel sick. It’s unique but if I had to place a name on it I’d say excitement. I love it! I haven’t injected for days yet this feels better ...view middle of the document...

People would look enviously at me but I was the one who was truly jealous as MY wife was looking at them, not me! One drunken night I was given some meth by a ‘friend’ of mine. It was AMAZING Inspector! I was gone for a few hours…my mind was free from the shackles of the gorgeous witch. And it was in these hours that I pieced together the plan…the plan to rid the world of her!”

I look at the inspector and grin. He’s dripping with sweat and is clutching his radio fiercely ready to call backup the moment my bipolar really takes over. I look in the mirrored wall and I don’t look too good myself. My veins are throbbing and drool drips down my shirt. I’m loving every moment of this. I can’t wait to watch him cringe as I describe her death.

“Please resume detainee or you will be taken back to your cell.” croaks the Inspector. There are a few malicious words that pass through my mind though I’m enjoying this too much to risk being taken back to my cell. Oh well I’d best do as he says.

“The chance for me to kill her came sooner than I expected. That’s right Inspector I said kill, K-I-L-L! By now I’d started referring to her as the witch in my head. The witch told me she was going to Club Gascon for dinner with some of her wretched friends. They make me sick. They’ll sit for hours cooing over the latest Gucci handbag despite the fact they each have 100 of them already! I’d have taken them all out if I could but I didn’t want this to become a mass murder so I had to be content with the witch. Although her going to Club Gascon was a blessing in...

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