5. Flounder or Finish?

By Alan O’Hashi from True Stories of a Mediocre Writer

My first rejection letter from 1987

I’ve been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poet, a pawn, and a king I’ve been up and down and over and out and I know one thing. Each time I find myself layin’ flat on my face. I just pick myself up and get back in the raceThat’s Life by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon (1963)

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