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The Comma From Which My Heart Hangs.

The Comma From Which My Heart Hangs. | Poets and Poetry | Scoop.it
1. If nothing else, one ought to know how to treat a comma. Abandonment or abuse of the comma muddles discourse, and this lack of respect is akin ...
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“Bridezilla” Is Not a Pun, and You Are Not Clever

“Bridezilla” Is Not a Pun, and You Are Not Clever | Poets and Poetry | Scoop.it
I am appalled by Bridezillas. I should make it clear that I have never seen an episode of the reality show. I hate Bridezillas for one simple reason: Bride does not rhyme with god. Ergo, Bridezillas is not a functioning pun.
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In Praise of Concision

In Praise of Concision | Poets and Poetry | Scoop.it
Concision. While a love for poetry may seem inseparable from a love for words, I feel a special fondness for the poem (or quip, or short story) that gets the job done while using them—words—sparingly.
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Why We Should Memorize Poetry

Why We Should Memorize Poetry | Poets and Poetry | Scoop.it
Why undergo the laborious process of memorizing a poem these days, when—tap-tap-tap—you have it at your fingertips? Has this become another outmoded practice?
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