How to Punctuate Poetry

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Today in Poets on Medium, Laura Manipura asked about punctuation and poetry. So I thought that I would give my own quick primer.

Punctuating poetry is not the same as punctuating prose.

There are a lot of rules about how to use standard English punctuation. Most of it is…

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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne

(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.

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