Sigh

As with any endeavor, we always hope, yet fear. After posting my ramblings here for a while, I was encouraged to submit to a publisher. After 14 weeks, I got the response that I was expecting. Since I do this for my own therapy, maybe it is a relief.

I’ll continue and I can say I am thankful for my followers and the encouragement they give.

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About graypoet

Just one that at times puts the words to the page and lets them fall as they might.
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10 Responses to Sigh

  1. publishers are picky there are lots of writers to choose from just do what makes you happy and we’ll be here for you.((hugs))

  2. Borednicole says:

    You’re in good company. πŸ™‚
    _________________________
    Dear Mr. Vonnegut,
    We have been carrying out our usual summer house-cleaning of the manuscripts on our anxious bench and in the file, and among them I find the three papers which you have shown me as samples of your work. I am sincerely sorry that no one of them seems to us well adapted for our purpose.
    _________________________
    “I’m sorry, Mr. Kipling, but you just don’t know how to use the English language.”

  3. C.J. Black says:

    Onward and upward, keep the flag flying at least you got as far as _publisher_ I have not the courage to try, what do you think? I like yourself do this just to get it out of the system.

  4. Heather says:

    Don’t worry about it. I am always told to submit my poems to a publisher, too, but I feel that I am not as good as other people. I just need more practice. But then again, I write for myself and whomever wants to read my stuff.

  5. Phyllis Sears says:

    So sorry you didn’t get the reply I would have believed you would. I know it has to be a disappointment but keep on writing. I know I and many others truly appreciate your writings. Hugs

  6. Hey, you write some good and unique poems. My suggestion, self-publish an e-book when you’re ready. You can do it on Amazon for free – and if you have a few extra pennies, you can get people to format it, create a cover, and give you illustrations. Self-publishing e-books has a lot of legitimacy and respect these days. And it’s great to say I’ve published a book.

  7. night owl says:

    What an evocative sigh! I empathize.

  8. YOU know that they are good, your fans feel that they are WONDERFUL. You have a choice to publish or not to publish. Is it worth it? That, my dear, is the question…

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