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Challenging Times

A Writerly Acrostic

By D. J. ReddallPublished about a month ago 1 min read

Competition seems like a fine idea

Healthy, and conducive to real progress

Ah, but there’s a test for gonorrhea

Let not the test, per se, the mind obsess;

Look instead for the chance to overcome

Each part of your current, risible self

Never fixate on the test’s mere outcome

Get on with it: the book’s not on the shelf

Each one that is can overcome itself


About the Creator

D. J. Reddall

I write because my time is limited and my imagination is not.

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  • Ward Norcuttabout a month ago

    You are a tank! I haven't even started yet...reading this on a break. I will have evenings. We'll see how much energy I have left over. Great title btw... gonorrhea, huh? Okay, okay, I will admit you sure did "get on with it". I'll muster up my own Scholarly Transmitted Draft soon!

  • Ameer Bibiabout a month ago

    That was quite informative

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Oooo, I learnt a new word today, risible. Loved your Acrostic!

  • Esala Gunathilakeabout a month ago

    Wow it's a nice challenge.

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