by Jim Rapp
and more so since he has little expectation –
or worse, even less desire –
that it should be a money-making enterprise.
so he may as well be, in his waning years,
what, for much of his life,
he claimed he wanted to be.
putting words down on paper;
that he would have a degree, a PhD –
be a “Doctor of Being a Writer" –
and have done it for all of his life.
it might quell the pangs of misgiving,
if not in the gut of the writer,
at least in minds of those who consider
his waste of time, "a waste of time."