The Successful Writer
The storyâ€™s story is no writerâ€™s friend.
The path to glory distracts and wearies.
A storyâ€™s a story because it lies.
Some days, redemption is writing well,
Rounding up the words and making them small.
Some daysâ€”the hard onesâ€”itâ€™s not to write at all.