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Poem: Becoming a Writer

Becoming a Writer

To become a
Writer

You must read
Books

and

Often write your
Story

In mind-numbing solitude,
Alone.

© 2012
Jimmie A. Kepler


2 Comments

  1. leifhendrik says:

    This reminds me of something the artist Georgia O’Keeffe is reported to have said when she was annoyed with someone for pestering her with questions about how she went about her craft: ‘A painter paints! Now let me get back to work!’

  2. Pete Armetta says:

    You got that right, and it sure can be lonely!

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