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Apathy Wins the Day

Apathy Wins the Day

By BR Chitwood

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A terrible thing, Apathy!

Insidious and mind-numbing!

Slow in its worm-wiggling through

The mind’s creative channels…

As the words, phrases, characters

Form on a small screen in front of the author…

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The author comes to that screen

Because of his love for writing and shaping tales.

After twenty novels, some four hundred blog posts,

Accolades from writer friends and the public,

All have given me hope for commercial success…

True I’ve implemented no true marketing plans,

Relying on social media, my posts, and groups.

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So, it would appear the minimal sales of my books

Have given birth to the ‘wiggly worm’ of apathy…

I have accepted the apathy reality and also the

Literary output, proud that many readers found

Pleasure in my humble efforts.

That, in many ways, is enough…plus a Legacy of sorts.

BR Chitwood – October 22,2020

https://www.brchitwood.com

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One final word… I shall still write simply for the

Genuine ‘high’ that comes from a ‘turned phrase’,

And/or a passage that sparks an inner delight.

4 comments on “Apathy Wins the Day

  1. You’ve done well, Billy Ray. I care.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. B R Chitwood says:

      You have a good heart, my friend. Thank you for your kindness. Keep writing, Tim. Your words speak emotion and truth! All the very best, buddy…

      Liked by 1 person

  2. The only reason to write is to please yourself, Billy Ray. The fact that you please others as well is a bonus.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. B R Chitwood says:

      No argument here… Thanks, John.

      Liked by 1 person

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