Plight of the Writer

February 11, 2003

It’s not like I have a crush on you
and instead of writing my five-paragraph essay
I am sailing paper airplanes across the room at you–
it’s not that I can’t wait for the lunch bell
to see your face again.

It’s not like that. Not exactly.

– “The Flight of the Reader,” Billy Collins

 


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  • I run a darling, friendly, little graphic design studio.
    I look on the bright side.
    I take photos. Lots of photos.
    I wish on stars and on websites.


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    I admitted to several embarrassing crushes.
    I consumed more bacon than any human should and lived to tell the tales.






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