Ya ever have those days where ya feel like no matter what you do, it just turns to crap? You say the wrong thing, take something out of context, misunderstand someone, run late all day? Yeah- those sorts of days. The ones that make you want to crawl under a rock and scream your ever-lovin' head off, or at least have a good cry.
But then, we also have the opposite kind of days. The days where everything that happens seems too good to be true. You find a really close parking space at every store you go to, every item you went after was on sale, you found a twenty in your pocket you didn't know you had. Yeah- those days are awesome.
We all have both. Some have more of one kind than the other, some are equally balanced. However it is dealt to us, we must take the good with the bad. We have to learn to adjust ourselves to handle whatever life throws at us so that we don't lose our minds.
It's not always easy, but we gotta do what we gotta do. As an aspiring (and I use that term lightly) author, I wing it most days. I write, submit, and if it gets accepted, great. If not, back to the drawing board. The ones I do have out in print seem to be stagnant at the moment. I even made one into an eBook on Smashwords for 99 cents. That's right- 99 cents- and haven't sold a single one. (Here's the link to that: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/380085 )
But I am a patient person. People will stumble across my work, one day. They will discover the poems that are in Rhymes From Darker Times, and those poems will help someone get through their day, or through a rough patch in their life. Then they might leave a review saying so. Then, my friends, is when it will be well worth the wait. :)