Monday, May 30, 2016

Coda to the poetry rejection/rusty nail post.

Earlier I wrote this:
received a rejection letter.

Not from the host/poetry editor.

But from the publication's managing editor.

Of course, it could be the host/poetry editor may have chosen several poems and the managing editor may have kept some, cut others and taken on the task of e-mail notifications.

[ The host, earlier today, confirmed the above.  He has the Poetry Editor title, but the final editing/choices gets done by the managing editor.  But, hey, it's an honor and a step up on the ladder.]

I still feel that I've spent years wanting the host/editor to be someone of greater than superficial, "say what people want to hear" character.

Ultimately, a waste of my time and his.

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