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The Pause

The comma claims three columns of explanation in Fowler’s Modern English Usage. Apparently the comma comes to us from the Greek, meaning ‘piece cut off’ and was first used in English in the sixteenth century. There’s lots more information but … Continue reading

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Traffic Senryu

We’re so used to traffic, trucks, vans, buses, and cars, that it’s easy to forget how small moments can make poetry. Take a moment as you read these senryu to capture the scene … flies at the car window nosey … Continue reading

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Drawn into Words

I’ve written poetry all my life, starting when I was about six. Poetry first, short or long stories, whatever it takes to string one word after another … DRAWN INTO WORDS the first seduction –                     a line of ecstatic red … Continue reading

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