Writing song lyrics first, without music in mind, is a very difficult thing to do. Having the melody line determines the rhythm of the words. Without that fundamental pattern of time signature and tempo and quantization level, all you really have is syllable count and end word rhyming. This fact probably accounts for why poetry can seem stiff and regimented.
Feeling My Way (Spotify) Feeling My Way (Apple Music) I am "Feeling My Way" into a new process to create music. This track is the start of a new vocal to instrumental series. This track started as a Strat guitar with voice improvisation. Later the voice impro was converted into a Strat guitar lead. Next the guitar audio creates a chord track which then runs an automated rhythm guitar accompaniment. The string part came later as an improvised counter harmony.