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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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Submissions and reviewers (for Science24)

XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,775 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited December 2015 in Science and nature

I think this site is worth noting: https://ancienthebrewgrammar.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/journal-submissions-part1/

I mean what can be learnt from stories about rejected essays. :)


  • science24science24 Posts: 983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks for the link @Xanthippe , very interesting :)
    I am not sure how the reviewers dare to say ( “Yuck!” ) in their comments, myself, I will never submit a manuscript for this rubbish journal , and I will write a report for the scientific community about this comment
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,775 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Science24, fortunately, it has never happened to me. :)
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,669 mod
    I think the reviewer should be open-minded and should have expounded the things where the writer should improve and/or beef up. In that sense, feedback can be considered valuable at some point.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,775 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @kindgnice, such reviewers are a bliss. :)
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,669 mod
    Indeed. @Xanthippe :)
  • science24science24 Posts: 983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I came across this articl this morning and I think it is worth reading @Xanthippe . it is about predatory journals that recruit fake editors with an empty CV. Shame on the scientific community. The study was done by polish scientists ;)

    Predatory journals recruit fake editor
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,775 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Oh, yes, my friend sent me an article in Polish. :) Ha ha ha. I am wondering how people can believe in falsifications like that.
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