Saturday, June 28, 2014
Day 42: All the Typing is Done
Well. It's been a while, but I've been focusing on typing up the poems on the legal pads which was a good exercise. Changed some stuff, looked over other things. Here are my numbers currently:
Tier 1 -- Should be still the same with 32
Tier 2 -- 106 -> 149 (43 change)
Tier 3 -- 177 -> 257 (80 change)
This would mean I wrote 123 poems throughout the 2012 - 2014 year. The majority of these poems were responses to the "if" questions that I posted every day on Facebook.
That some interesting data.
At times like these, I wonder what drives me.
Support, well, it's hard to figure out what that means to me. I haven't had anyone read over my work for a while. Even though I ask from time to time, either people don't respond or a brief discussion and we go our separate ways. Life happens.
But I know people are rooting for me as far as congratulating publications and what not.
I think I'm awkward when it comes to poetry.
I mean, I do care a lot about poems and poetry, but if I don't get feedback or have anyone read my work except for publishers, I'm okay with that because I've trained myself to be okay with that. But I know I will need feedback soon.
But I placed a white-board next to myself to support me. It's kind of weird to think about, me supporting me basically, but I guess when I think when times a rough, I look at the board and read something from a past version of me who believes there's a goal I can attain.
I find that comforting.