Curing Writer’s Block by Bogdan Dragos

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A bald, bearded man in a white shirt and suspenders holding his head and looking down in pain as his hat sits next to him and many dollar notes are spread in front of him on the table
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as always

when he found himself


with a bad case of

writer’s block

he’d cure it by taking

all the money in the

house and

going to the casino

He’d always play the


and always bet on

the number 17

If he won

his money would

multiply by 36

and if he lost

he lost it all

Of course

the chances being

36 to one

he mostly lost

but losing at the roulette

brought another win,

a cure from the writer’s block

It’s simple

Where there is regret and

self loathing

and grief

and misery

and depression

and madness

there is inspiration

These are the people

the muse visits

and after losing the money he

made by pawning his wedding ring

he knew she’ll visit him


Unlike his wife


Bogdan Dragos supervises casinos for a gambling company, working twelve-hour shifts locked…

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