Like Writing a Bicycle | William Shunn | The Piltdown Review

Like Writing a Bicycle

Like Writing a Bicycle

Writing

Is a lot like

Riding a bicycle

Not because it’s so easy

To get back up on

But because

Sometimes

You’re

Flying along

And you go farther

Than you intended

And you have to

Turn around and take

Yourself home

And it’s all uphill

And the wind is in

Your face  

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