Writers, start your engines
On your markÖ
The ink is low, Iím out of dough
Iíve lost my muse, not paid my dues
Iím stuck on pause, too many flaws
Iím on my knees. Do-overÖPLEASE!
Iím sick, Iím weak, canít make the leap
My stomachís turned, my candleís burned
Canít do it now, do not know how
I must confess thereíll be a mess.
The deadline looms but nothing blooms
What made me think I would not blink
When challenge came and called my name?
I cry, I plead, I sweat, I bleed
Push comes to shove with editís glove
I wail, I gripeÖbut still I type
Through tears I sail, just sure Iíll fail
But once begun itís soon all done
Itís in on time, things work out fine
I did my best and passed the test
My storyís told, and even sold
I smile, I cheer, and then I hear
Re-Wind: On your markÖ
I might have known my coverís blown
ManÖthis is tough, they want more stuff
I re-ignite and dare to write
Though rest-assured Iím more matured
Another trial confronts my style
Not scared to try a bar set high
I plunge right in to start my spin
Bring on the test, Iím feeling blessed
Thereís no debate, I must create
Itís from my heart, itís for my art
So round and round it goes and goes
And where Iíll stopÖGod only knows.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
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