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nomoth
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Sorry for not posting back here recently. Just wanted to re iterate how grateful I am for this course and do feel much more aware and conscious of the 'life' of punctuation in writing. have enjoyed it immensely and have read everything though not had time to comment or reply. Thanks A. cant wait for you get back to this in time. I am sure there is so so much more to explore.

Ahavati
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nomoth said:Sorry for not posting back here recently. Just wanted to re iterate how grateful I am for this course and do feel much more aware and conscious of the 'life' of punctuation in writing. have enjoyed it immensely and have read everything though not had time to comment or reply. Thanks A. cant wait for you get back to this in time. I am sure there is so so much more to explore.

I'm sorry for missing this earlier, nomoth. Thank you, and no worries!  We'll pick her back up after our post-NaPo vacation!

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Hello, I would like to thank you for sharing this interesting information. The information provided here will be useful for my essaysprofessors.com sample task.

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masondillon said:Hello, I would like to thank you for sharing this interesting information. The information provided here will be useful for my essaysprofessors.com sample task.

Thank you, Mason! Glad it could help!




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Liked the Shatner one. Just like he talks.

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I love this thread, Iím guilty of excessive comma use. Iím also a little afraid to type anything now xD

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Candor said:I love this thread, Iím guilty of excessive comma use. Iím also a little afraid to type anything now xD

LOL! Please don't be! The purpose of poetry is to break the rules once you've learned them.

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Ahavati said:

LOL! Please don't be! The purpose of poetry is to break the rules once you've learned them.




I never learnít the rules properly itís why I donít bother with punctuation at all

Ahavati
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Commentonly said:



I never learnít the rules properly itís why I donít bother with punctuation at all


Well, that too!

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This is an interesting piece ... https://www.deviantart.com/lamonaca/art/Punctuating-Poetry-Part-One-103788331 it is an analysis of a number of poems and their shortcomings with regard to punctuation.  Very useful.  (Comments anyone?)

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I'll have a looksee when I can, AB. I am still up to my eyes in design right now; however,  I will hopefully be seeing daylight by this evening.  

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AnonymousBystander said:This is an interesting piece ... https://www.deviantart.com/lamonaca/art/Punctuating-Poetry-Part-One-103788331 it is an analysis of a number of poems and their shortcomings with regard to punctuation.  Very useful.  (Comments anyone?)

started reading it AB. super interesting and thanks for posting it.

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I finally got a chance to read this, and actually read it years ago ( I've been on DU for about 16 years, though not active ).  I agree with her premise that real writing doesn't begin until you stop writing from instinct and start making decisions, though I think I remember there being a pretty big debate about that in one of the lit groups at the time.

She and I also agree in regards to how important it is to know the rules in order to break them effectively.  

It's the same premise as painting; if you don't know how to prep your canvas, it doesn't matter how beautiful the work is; it won't stand up over time. Just look at some of Rothko's. . .but I digress.

Yeah, I remember her, and always admired her.

And guys we will eventually pick this workshop back up; I'm just trying to wrap up NaPo and rest a bit.

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