Complaint Review

Great Poems Of The Western World - Famous Poets Society

Report: #106284

Tue, August 31, 2004
Tue, August 31, 2004
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Dansville New York
Great Poems Of The Western World - Famous Poets Society
P.O. Box 21, Talent, OR 97540 Talent, Oregon U.S.A. Phone:
Corrupt Companies

Great Poems Of The Western World, Famous Poets Society rip-off! Talent Oregon

My son's submission to this company garnered him a reply from one "Lavender Aurora, [you've got to be kidding!] Poetry Editor, a letter stating that "after careful consideration" his poem had been selected as a semi-finalist. Strange how these type of things work. The contestant always seems to have to enter a fee, buy a book, is invited to enter more poems that are "guaranteed" inclusion in the book you buy (who cares if anyone read them or not).

What a deal! As a "contributing poet" he can buy "Great Poems of the Western World" for ONLY $39.95. Puh-leese! I get tired of people trying to take advantage of other people. My son is a gifted writer and I am extremely annoyed that this company tried to play upon his natural desire for recognition of that talent.

Dansville, New York

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