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On a Role

The Director of Victory kept the future in mind.
The moon’s bad luck gave the writers a tool.
They ran the website and loaned out their tears.
The money was endless where they lived.

No writer knows how to work with people.
They were moving against the pull of tragedy.
They hired an understudy to their frustration.
Progress only led to more mess.

They wrote for tabloids and stick mags
and waited for an end to Victory.

3 thoughts on “On a Role”

  1. This is cool Adam. There is always a danger when writers write about writing, I have tried to air my own frustrations with the craft only to generate more frustrations, but you have captured perfectly the trials of a writer’s life.

  2. Hey Adam

    I really like this. lines that have a stregth/autonomy alone, and when linked together create connections strange and intriguing in how they relate and disrupt. very cool mate!

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