Monday, March 12, 2012

Anonymity

I submitted a poem to a tumblr account and they put it up, and a few other people liked it, and some even reblogged it. But I didn't write my name, and I'm not getting paid for it.

It feels good yes, but also a little weird. It feels like I created something and then I let it go, so it's not really mine anymore.

By the way, it's the non-theistic poem "And I Matter," hence the desire to remain anonymous.

I would like to publish my poetry, of course, and I would love to get paid for it. But for a work to find its way into the world, for others to encounter it and appreciate it, there's no price for that.

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