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Friday, June 12, 2009


i hate it when poets whine. i hate the po-biz. i didn't get the residency. i don't think i'm a writer. don't you?

can i tell you something? i've hit a wall. a wall of self-doubt. i won't bore you with the gory details.


Anonymous said...

don't worry 'bout it.

Steven D. Schroeder said...

I kinda like the po-biz. I've never applied for a residency. Do people actually say that third one? Seriously, just the thought of a supposed poet saying that sets my teeth on edge.

Oliver de la Paz said...

Meh. ;-)

btw, the WV=panes

jeannine said...

Eduardo, you're a gifted writer. Don't get discouraged! If I were a publisher, I'd publish you!

Leslie said...

Hang in, E! We'll drink, eat, gossip at the loaf. You better bring poems for me to read. Because I've been dying to see a bunch of your poems all together instead of wandering around in ones and twos.


Suzanne said...

I hate when that happens. It will pass. ((Hug))

Steve Fellner said...

Did I hear someone mention gory details???????

Share. Don't tease.

If it's about your book, sleep your way to the top. That's what I did.

Diane K. Martin said...

Self-doubt shit happens. It alternates with the confidence and authority. We all do both. Any poet who doesn't have some self doubt some of the time is lying.

Go to BL in August, as Leslie said. Have a great time. It will clear the head.