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Denise Emanuel Clemen

Haahahaha! I love it.
I recently got two rejections from the same lit mag---for the one piece I sent them.

Bob G.

And a rather nasty rejection at that.

Loren Stephens

I love seeing a typewriter. I love see "Miss." I love imagining Rue de Fleuris. The whole letter brings me back to W. Allen's Midnight in Paris which was great. I would see it more than once with my one pair of eyes. Best, Loren

Laura B

I remember my first rejection I received when I was 13 or so and how excited I was. A little slip of paper. I taped it on my wall as proof that I was a poet. Not nearly as much fun these days. What a wondrous post, Barbara.


Denise - and send back in a few months and there will be new editors who might accept it!
Bob - Yes, a bit snide.
Loren - I love those things too (but no so much the 'Miss' - I do think Ms. was a vast improvement.
Laura - What a sweet memory!

Beverly Higginson

This was lol funny. And in the end, it didn't really matter.


I love this. I might steal it and post it (with an attribute, of course!).

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