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Disclaimer: We acknowledge that for some people with MH issues, it can be difficult to cope with a rejection.  We feel ya!  If we send you one of those infamous emails stating your piece was declined, please know that we, as Poets and Writers ourselves, have received many of these rejections ourselves and mean to make no statement against you personally.  Please continue to write and submit to us (and the many other lit zines out there)!

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Now…get those submission in!

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