SIZE OF YOUR WORKS
Most of the publishers look for poems of specific size and stories below 5000 words, unless they speak for their own extra baggage!
They specifically mention that poems should not be longer than a page, after that they add another line “of course if your poem carries…. Then we will certainly reconsider.” They say the same things about stories longer than their cited size. So in the beginning stage I think it’s perfectly alright to go by their dictum, till we have gathered enough idea about their expectations!