Withdrawing



After you've been knocked down, had your best plan fail spectacularly, you try to regroup
 To save face, in some small way, at least, not wanting to feel like a chicken, trapped in a coop
 So you simply back away a distance, trying to take in the entirety of the great fall you took
 So that you can enable yourself to write a more organized, better-ending chapter of your book
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Submitted on October 19, 2014

Modified on March 05, 2023

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