I can't take it anymore


There comes a point for most when it all just get too much. So we do what we can to get through the day.

'I can’t take it anymore'

I can’t take the pressure no more, man, I’m working all hours and taking the pills. But, I can’t take it anymore, man.

I can’t take the pressure no more, man, I’m using the tools and trying the tips. But I can’t take it anymore, man.

I can’t take the pressure no more, man, Got my head in a vice and steam in my ears. But I can’t take it anymore, man.

I can’t take the pressure no more, man, Living in the dark and eating their shit. Do they think I’m a mushroom man?

(pef, 2015)

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This poem is narrated by Lorraine Ansell, a British female voiceover professional.

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