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Random Poem:

The Lesson of Baby Last Book in 7 Letters

Chapter 1
The Wordsmith on his retirement said,
"I'm done with words and pens and papers.
Mistress Late Night, you may leave;
and dear Inspiration, I've gotten over you,
please do go away with ease."
Chapter 2
But they stayed on, and raped him,
like they've never done before-- aggression
was not their style. And yet halfway through
his business of daily meaningless-ness, they got
him to surrender in peace.
Chapter 3
And 9 months after, was Baby Last Book's birth,
which gave him  a Hugo, and a Nebula.
And a  T.S. Elliot, as well as a PEN, and a Pulitzer Prize
-- and may it be mentioned, an 18-month long
reign on the New York's Bestsellers List.
So the moral of the story goes for every
failed writer out there, J.A.G.P.T.F.C .  
Just Always Get Past The First Chapter,
Just Always Get Past The First Chapter,
awards or none, the epilogue will be swift.

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