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I wish I was the type of person who could create a masterpiece in a matter of moments; rather than slave over something for hours and still not have it quite right.


I wish I had the ability to make words my soldiers; have them form whatever battalion I commanded them to, and call me "Lieutenant."


I wish I could be proud of the armies I train; instead of continuously hating the strategies they impose with which words and phrases they struggle so hard to be.


I wish I could feel the thrill of having twenty-four hours of fame; and actually deserving such an honor.


But most of all?


I wish I didn't have all these ambitions and longings; because I just wish I could be satisfied with the mediocre ambassador of vocabulary that I am.
I really don't think I'm a "good" writer. I don't believe it when people constantly tell me so.

I just wish I could believe it, rather than beating myself up with the opposite side of the argument.

I'm not a good writer. The people who can force words and letters and sentences to create something absolutely, utterly, and breathtakingly beautiful are the ones who deserve that title.

I'm just someone who's pretending I'm just as literary-talented as they are.
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SelenaBlack36 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
" The people who can force words and letters and sentences to create something absolutely, utterly, and breathtakingly beautiful are the ones who deserve that title."
That's you, you just described yoursef
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LupiniunStar Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013
You really are a good writer, even if you don't think so. I find YOUR poems breathtakingly beautiful and really relateable. You're great, amazing, wonderful...and that's just you, not your writing. You'll keep improving even more, you'll get published, get your own book, maybe of poetry, maybe of a story....and I'd buy it.
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SoonToBeSomething Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
i find this ironic.
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worldpeaceismine Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
If you could read your MASTERPIECES through others' eyes, you would think very VERY differently.
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123ServantOfTheDoll Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
I WISH that I could prove you are a fantastic athour
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vienna-kangaroo Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Student Writer
I think you did wonderfully on this in itself, which is furthur evidence for what a fantastic authoress you are. I wish you could believe the things people tell you because, really, you're brilliant. You really are. You have no idea how much I envy you.
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
...I don't think I'm one to be envied. but thanks.
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vienna-kangaroo Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Writer
You definitely are, truly. Really. And it's no problem.
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Rinny009 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
I think we all can relate to this in some shape or form. We are truly never happy with what we create. And we can never accept the truth when somebody tells us that we are good at something.

On another note, I thought this was utterly beautiful. Especially with how true it is. You are an amazing writer and your way with words is breathtaking.
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah. I think everyone can relate.

But thanks.
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