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Write about a previous incarnation.

You remember marching with Cæsar’s legions or being Queen Victoria? Why not write a poem or song about it. Andy Breckman wrote a song about all of his previous incarnations in which he had a singular occupation. There have been others as well. “The Highwayman,” which was sung by Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash, was probably one of the most famous examples.

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