don't sell yourself short, kiddo:
those smears across your screen
when you write:
blood from your heart,
and sweat from your soul;
the tears are bonus.
let to flowing like it wants to,
that head of yours contains a whole lot;
trust me on this:
I have seen great, good, okay, and lousy
over the past 40 years;
and you are good, and maybe even great.
remember, it's not bad when
the voices start talking back to you --
it's bad when they stop.
January 31, 2009.
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