You want to become a writer?

Well,
You will need to eat.
You will need to eat
The puritans
The classics
The romantics
The transcendentalist
The realists
The modernists
And even,
The post-modernists!

Sit down
And eat them one by one.
Their flesh, their brain
Their thoughts and their mind
Their love, their hate
Their hope and their faith;
Chew their bones
Drink their tears
Gnaw through their spines
Taste their fears
Touch their thoughts
Hold their love;
And don’t wake up.
Not before you’re full
Not before you’re done
Not before you feel
Like throwing up.

And after you’re done,
Only thenĀ 
You can wake up.
And one by one
On a white page,
Spit them all out.

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