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The Writing Game

Ideas
are at
times hard to
capture into
one good piece that will
be appreciated.
It is a constant struggle
to please yourself, yet please someone
who would buy what you write. It's like your
soul and spirit takes a negative hit.



by:Brandee Augustus

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 1:23:00 PM
    I'm sorry that this comes late, Brandee. But thnx anyway for the kind commentss on one of my writes. ....Jimmy

  1. Date: 9/2/2010 10:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Brandee, i liked the way u've expressed a writer's /poet's constant / troubling fear everytime he makes up his mind to write something new.."who will read? /who will buy? awww it's bad...as an adrenaline rush. And yes, it's a negative hit leading to creation at the end and that suffices the hunger, leaving one parched as ever for more...thanks for your gracious remarks on celestial.....God bless.

  1. Date: 8/24/2010 11:32:00 PM
    oh, I see this won in the contest. Way to go, Brandee. You are my last "read" for the night. I finally better get to bed! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/21/2010 6:05:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, Brandee

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 5:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Brandee in Constance ~A Rambling Poet's~ contest "A Road Less Travelled~~". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 2:02:00 AM
    Hi Brandee :) Congrats on your win with this piece that holds so true-- writing poetry sure can be a hit or miss thing for me too-- but I do take consolation sometimes that at least I enjoy my writes & if others don't well I guess better luck next time for me...;) I enjoyed this write of yours btw :) congrats again : )-- nikko :)

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 7:46:00 PM
    Congrats Brandee on your success in Constance's contest with this brilliant entry .. enjoy your sweet success tonight..with luv..ciao..

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 7:20:00 PM
    Yes, the spirit does take a negative hit when you feel your work is unappreciated. But now you can rejoice, Brandee! Congratulations on your win in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 7:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Brandee :) ¤ Wilma

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 2:33:00 PM
    true still somebody might love it i take my fears and hates loves and likes and paint grim pictures and it might just get me paid one day

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 8:19:00 AM
    What a wonderful day to be reading poetry of others. I am so happy your poetry is among those I am reading this morning Brandee. I wish you as I wish all my fellow poets the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. It is a pleasure to me to read my fellow poets poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 4:13:00 PM
    Interesting write...Let the thoughts flow from the Spirit and someone will also be blessed from the writing as you are blessed to write it..Sara

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 1:16:00 PM
    Good advice from Tobey..but I do understand what your saying. Keep writing..please write something for my contest if you havent already..Im trying not to look..lol. BG

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 1:13:00 PM
    write for yourself and if others like it, well thats like getting a cake and being able to eat it too.....TAH