Criticism and rejection

From “Actual Comments Overheard in a Poetry Workshop,” by Steve Caldes:

Comments on the poem, “The Sprint: A Song”

“This poem read like it was written by someone who doesn’t speak the language is actually speaking the language. That is a compliment. It really, truly feels
that you have invented a language that already exists and are unsuccessfully teaching it to people who already know it.”

Recent Rejection Letters from the Eyeshot Outbox, Volume Five,” by Eyeshot Editor Lee Klein.

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