Scope and Content
Mentions that his poem is in print, indicates that he prefers Loveman's rhyme to his blank verse (May 13, 1909); indicates
that he could help Loveman find a publisher for any translation of Heine's poetry he might undertake, "Pierrot" was not well
received at "Everybody's" magazine and he includes the editor's comments, he will send it to the "Atlantic" (June 18, 1909);
the "Atlantic" has rejected "Pierrot" and he plans to send it to "Harper's", he will keep all the notes of rejection for his
own literary purposes and will eventually send them to Loveman, as indication of what literary poetry is not, mentions his
work on his "Collected Works" (July 27, 1909); references an included note from Mr. Alden that "Pierrot is poetry" and asks
him for the note back for the record of "Pierrot vs The Magazines", likes Loveman's plan for translating Heine, asks him to
visit on his way to Europe (August 5, 1909); thanks him for a photograph, has no more rejections of "Pierrot" (September 2,
1909); thanks Loveman for a magazine with his poem, sends him the latest "rejection" of "Pierrot", one of dozens but includes
a remark from Markham about its worth, mentions his poor health (November 2, 1909); thanks him for his inquiry into his health,
mentions he will go to California after he finished the last volume of the "Collected Works", asks if he's still "minded Europeward"
(December 21, 1909).