Musings On Jane
by Rob Wynne
Music: "Do Ron Ron" by the Crystals
She lives inside my head, sweet Jane the muse
She lives on fiction, cigarettes and booze
She dictates plots to me and I just weep
I wish she would shut up and let me sleep
Jane, doesn't seem to understand I have to work
Jane, doesn't care that she is acting like a jerk
I wrote a story and thought it was grand
I didn't know she had four sequels planned
I must look like a crazy foreigner
Arguing with myself on street corners
Jane, has more ideas than I've hours in the day
Jane, pesters me all night and will not go away
I wrote a novel
Tor should have got it yesterday
Why it would be best now to take a short rest now
is what I cannot explain to Jane
Still living in my head, sweet Jane the muse
Still sending more ideas than I can use
I'm not sure how she got inside my brain
I write her words out longhand on the train
Jane, has yet another trilogy for me to write
Jane, doesn't see why I think I should sleep tonight
© 2006 Rob Wynne
Robert Wynne ("Doc") is a gentleman rogue and a scholar of truth.
He has been, at alternate times, a writer, an editor, a salesman, a
teacher, a freelance computer consultant and a charming vagrant.
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