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Untitled #10
by Gregory Wilde  /  poetry  /  3 Apr 2009

A writer’s job is to tell you the facts
as  he or she sees.
And sometimes that writer turns out
to be right and becomes famous for a while,
And the books fly off the shelves.
Money pours in like the days of old
when the people found buckets of gold .
But, what happened to the writers
who ended up wrong and dismissed
Forgotten and passed on,
Whatever happened to them?
I guess they went on writing the facts,
In their own funny language.   

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