This art piece above represents my latest bout of creative productivity. I love how well the colors blend together to reflect the vibrancy of my creative life at the moment.
"While we love your poetry submission, we regret to say that we will not be including your poems in our publication at this time."
This quote above represents the fourth time a certain literary journal has held my poems for further consideration and ultimately did not select them for publication.
But, I hear rejection builds character (or at least my mother tells me so). Sending our work out into the world and having it return is a sign of movement and positive intention. It means we are creating. So, let us all keep creating, risking rejections and all.