Punctuation of Life and Death

When you lose someone, the world warps: a comma butterfly (settling on a nettle) distorts – flicks open wings to burnish, only to crisp in the sun. When you lose someone, summer colours tarnish; tastes and smells curdle like mouldy blackberries on a parched tongue, and all the while you long to hear their voice, […]

The Point of Punctuation (or Blame it on the Christians)

in ancient greece eloquent persuasive speech trounced written language words were written in a continuous stream to perfect rhetoric to recite in public written words had to be to read over and over again until aristophanes had a dream of annotating and relieving the unbroken stream with dots of ink to mark each pause and […]