Hi Doug it was pretty depressing-I liked to be involved locally-but!!!!!
Funny thing was the guy who hassled me (I found out later from the furious
editors was a secretary not even an editor-!) it can feel very tiring
-I am so pleased that poems still pop up at my age -but performing is
getting too tiring
Enough from granpa -with the flu!!!!
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Same week? What about same day?
Ah the smaller the pettier...
On 2012-03-14, at 7:53 AM, Patrick McManus wrote:
> Thanks Sheila P
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> Gave me a great chuckle, Patrick! Good one! Sheila
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM, Patrick McManus <
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>> SAME WEEK
>> Same week
>> as I was accepted
>> and published
>> Sara Paretsky
>> Alice Walker
>> Lemony Snicket
>> Ursula K. Le Guin,
>> Barbara Kingsolver
>> and others
>> I was rejected
>> by the august
>> editors of the local
>> allotments mag
>> Merton MAGA!
>> on the grounds that
>> 'it seems to be a list
>> rather than a poem'
>> I then thought
>> 'funny old world'
>> ps it was in 'Occupy Writers'
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Continuations (with Sheila E Murphy)
Just a late night pilgrim
Looking for redemption in the underground.
Lord, won't you help a late night pilgrim When the morning comes around.