No.88 The State Fair…

Being rejected is the oddest thing.

Dear Therese…

I’m sorry that…

you were not picked…

In irritation…

I took a catnap

of no sleep.

Then I went out to

stamp out …the

ceaseless  weeds.

Two big bags…

Muscle saturation

complete.

Brain still whirling…

Sadness still bare.

A sense of utter  despair.

 Incognito curator

will never know

how much work

went into it.

The frustations

that made me weep.

And still I finished it…

and sent it in.

To be led down

the road

of no access.

Rejection is never

sweet.

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  1. I’m so sorry…. You are an immensely talented artist!!! Don’t let that incognito curator take the wind from your sails.

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    1. thanks for you words. Many printmakers won’t even try so it makes the number small for getting in. I’ve been weeding a lot. I’ve upset for 3 days -it’s probably time to let it go and make a new print. Actually I have to make one for a print exchange that’s due August 1…I just started cutting it out. Leave me your address and i’ll send you one when it’s done. (in the theme of gardens.) Today I work . Onward Ho.

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    1. the problem is that the numbers are very low for printmakers ex. “14” for the whole state…part of the problem is a lot of printers don’t get in and give up trying. So from Christmas onward i’m telling and urging people to put prints in -very frustrating . The print I put up this year is Blog 79 -Wrong Page. Just fun and all ages understand it. Oh. well. Next year. thanks for your words.

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    1. Thank-you …I was just so sad after not being picked. Oh well something with being an artist – my brain is thinking of a new print. funny Uh? Thanks for your words of encouragement and commissario is dreamy! definitely

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