More Rejection

The letters
reject me, jumping
off the page.
How will I
ever be able to write
a poem if they…

/ / /

This poem was also written in response to the write a rejected poem prompt at Poetic Asides.

Process notes: I was reading my friend Paula’s poem, Rejection Letters, when I got the idea that the letters themselves were rejecting me, thus the poem. Like Paula’s, my poem is a shadorma, though hers is of a more serious subject matter.


2 thoughts on “More Rejection

  1. a rejection note with a difference – how sad/frustrating when the letters themselves reject… I like the form, wrote a shadorma poem myself today

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