Poetry is Hard
A lot of sites talk about Writers in a chunk, as though we all fall into the same category. And we do to an extent, but poets do have a slightly different road to travel. People do not understand how much time it takes to write a poem, to critique, to revise, to rewrite, to rewrite, to rewrite. Many of us publish a poem knowing it will never be done to our liking, and others publish a poem and keep editing even after its publication. All this to say, for the purpose of this blog I am only talking to Poets!
When getting ready to submit your work for publication, I would first be sure that there are no grammatical, punctuation or spelling mistake that are not intended for the poem. If they are there, it gives the editor a bad impression of the writer. As an editor…
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