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For The Young Who Want To

Rating: 3.5
Talent is what they say
you have after the novel
is published and favorably
reviewed. Beforehand what
you have is a tedious
delusion, a hobby like knitting.

Work is what you have done
after the play is produced
and the audience claps.
Before that friends keep asking
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Donatien Moisdon 03 April 2016
So true, and so beautifully expressed! Friends, family and neighbours cannot believe that you should possess talent and the will power to make it bloom. It all goes down to the old saying: Nothing good can ever come out of Nazareth.
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M Asim Nehal 01 November 2015
Wise words, , , , , , , , , , , , , , You have to like it better than being loved.
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Colleen Courtney 18 May 2014
So very much truth in this poem! Think I've got another favorite poet to add to my list!
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Res John Burman 25 April 2013
That is outstanding, Marge Piercy. I was sent here by my friend Rosemary Nissen - Wade. For once I am glad that I did what I was told! Thank you both.
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Marcy Jarvis 22 September 2005
I guess you're write, I mean right. That's the difference between writers and talented writers.
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