“Emily Dickinson” — Wendy Cope

by Biblioklept

“Emily Dickinson” by Wendy Cope:

Higgledy-piggledy
Emily Dickinson
Liked to use dashes
Instead of full stops.

Nowadays, faced with such
Idiosyncrasy,
Critics and editors
Send for the cops.

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4 Responses to ““Emily Dickinson” — Wendy Cope”

  1. It’s so little, but it says so much…

  2. I love dashes – I do! – and I love ellipses too. The more the better – don’t you think? (I’m not kidding – really!)

  3. Reblogged this on freedom rebel and commented:
    :)

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