#Micropoetry Monday: The Writer’s Life

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She took inspiration from their expiration,
internalizing their words &
externalizing the actions those words provoked.

When she wrote for the newspaper,
she periodically became a better writer,
increasing her creative circulation.
Though she wasn’t an MD or PhD,
her ID was somewhere between MLA & APA.

He was a famous plagiarist,
stealing the words of his betters,
until he wrote the story of his ill-gotten fame,
& his victims became his lessers.