and then I gave in by sipping a little more to make the corridor between me and my feelings longer
Rejection Letter: Kevin Sterne
Thank you, again, for choosing in front of my apartment at 1 a.m. as a place to fight with each other.
Feelings About Carpet
One year gone, but she can’t give up stalking her ex online.
On Getting One Hundred Rejections in a Month: A Personal Interview
I had all the confidence to cultivate forever this one bloom;
It would forever be the prettiest thing in my mind.
Rejection Letter: Jane Barron de Burgh
For a while, you kept me warm. But never warm enough that I do not notice the piece of lettuce stuck to my shoe.
Sorry, not Sorry
I am so sorry, I want you to know
How truly sorry I am.
Unhappily Ever After
Subject: I can’t
Rejection Letter: Mark Mayes
You mention something about a three-legged cat, who is without appropriate supervision…
All that matters is the empty silence of the swaying trees. The guaranteed peace of a place feared.