Thursday, August 05, 2004

Tips for Winning Molly's Favor

1. Don't abbreviate already short words.
2. Use ellipses sparingly.


At 1:54 PM, Blogger Heidi Lynn Staples (formerly Heidi Peppermint) said...

has molly taken a look-see at chelsea minnis's "zirconia"? many an ellipsis doth tarry there. what says molly?

At 4:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Molly says: Take pencil, connect dots = mildly sexy, if sparse, poems lacking meat.

With ellipses = suppressed

Ellipsis: umm, ahhh, well, uuhhh...
Poetry: the anti - ellipsis


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