I am not the recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant, nor did I receive a poetry fellowship to Bread Loaf. That one-two punch came within days of each other. Awesomesauce.
At least I have a few months before not receiving an NEA. Or as I like to think of it: hitting the trifecta.
Pity party. Party of one.
Hard to sulk on a Saturday, high today 89 degrees … but I’m going to try. Will be back to my old positive self tomorrow. Today, I feel like sulking. As a good friend of mine says, “Feel however you want to feel today, and then get over it.”
More on Beauty-gate.
1. Revise three poems
2. Send out to two publications
3. Write a book blurb
4. Plot summer writing project
5. Update bios
Famous Author Rejection Letters: True Stories Of Unbelievable Rejections
This is helping.
My posse’s getting big and my posse’s getting bigger.