This poem is a real insight into a budding writer’s mind. But lack of success doesn’t mean poor quality writing – it’s so hard for writers to market themselves these days. Keep going and believe in yourself!
Today I realised I’m not good enough
At a time when things were looking up
But this is not just doubt resurfacing
It’s the nature of the business were serving in
I’m torn and I’m angry
Direct it towards those that stand with me
Why did you build me up to greatness?
Why did you not show me what a fall from grace is?
If I was as great as we both say
Then how comes I fail to grace these pages
Fail to win the competitions I’m entering
I built my ego from amateurs liking and commenting
Stoke the flames but I haven’t set the world alight
If I can’t ignite these lines, then I seldom might
I’m a writer, who built up his name
And the fan base that remains, is still the same
You read these words I craft with ink
Intricate weaving in and out of…
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