Derrin looked out of his window as he tried to concentrate. He had been struggling for sometime and his worries failed to dissipate
In his distracted mind he was witness to many different things, like the elephant that bangs on a drum and the tiger that sings
Seconds after seconds, minutes after minutes kept passing him by, and yet his screen remained black, as was his mind, but why?
Truthfully, he always had bouts like this with a severe creativee block, every flash of brilliance preceded a confidence knock
Rest assured, in time, he would get over it and create something magic, for the moment though everything seemed so tragic
Anxious clock watching instead of clever wordplay and epic world building, excited character development and twisty plotting
Chaotic cacophony of noise blocks out all great ideas and leaves him aching, the only respite he gets is when he is sleeping
Then, he is free to dream and the noises make sense and the ideas fit well, if only the same was possible at the morning bell
If only he could make full use of the noise and tap into that creativity, the creativity that comes on like delirious insanity
Only then could he be free of the aches and pains and have work to show, the blood, sweat and tears he put in - the world would know
Nothing was going to stop him from his ambitions, he would find a way, he was not going to let his inner demons win, no! it was them he was going to slay!
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Author's Notes: Yes...another acrostic for the Dancing with Distraction Challenge! Like I keep saying, I love acrostics!
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