Words matter. Editors matter. I was reminded of that when editors Sandra L. Kleven and Michael Burwell gave my poem a special mention on the From the Editors page of the current issue of Cirque. Sandra and Michael correctly referred to my submission as a “cautionary poem.” Here’s an excerpt:
Let’s pretend we’re drowning
Because there will be no tomorrow
If we don’t save each other today
Thanks to fine editors everywhere, especially those at Cirque. As a writer, there’s nothing more worthwhile than to have one’s work valued and understood.
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It’s a great poem.
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I’m really appreciative and pleased with the suggestion you give me for revisions. They make a huge difference and help me move forward better. Just by typing in the changes my mind gets used to better ways to phrase sentences, etc. It’s makes a difference in how I feel. After I type in your suggestions, I move to my new material with a more determined and optimistic attitude. I know I’m getting better at writing.
Thanks again, Elizabeth >
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