You took a period and turned into an ellipsis.
I didn’t even have to answer for that change to go into effect.
You put into motion an eruption of emotion I didn’t know I was there. But it had to be expressed.
An ellipsis is fine. An ellipsis was the status quo for so long. But I had come to accept the period; an occasional question mark. The exclamations had passed.
But an ellipsis . . . that’s something I don’t know what to do with.
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This post was written as a Just Write exercise. A good challenge to get the rust off and find my creativity once more. Bear with me while I attempt to find it!
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I love that you’re carving for creativity. Yes, I love that.
A period turned into an ellipsis…so beautifully expressed. I can’t explain it but I feel it and understand it. This is lovely.
I absolutely love this…
i just found this post via WP and i must thank you – your wonderful post has roused my writing muse from her long sleep. :)
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wow. beautifully expressed. no ellipses. just period.
Poetic, beautiful words. Love this analogy.
Beautiful. I’m so glad you’re making time and space for your creativity.
Thank you all for such nice comments. It really means a lot and is the reinforcement I need to express myself more!
Love, love, love the first sentence. Turning finality into a continuation? Happens so much in life, in so many ways.
ohmygoodness this is the very best kind of poetic-ness. SO FELT and understood with Soul Speak.