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Let be whatever may befall

To be, or not to be.For advocates of plain writing, Shakespeare’s most famous monologue is a touchstone.Its opening sentence consists of nine one-syllable words in a row, followed by one containing just two (depending on whether...

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’Cause Writer’s block

Sometimes I can’t thinkAnd I can’t write in ink.When my mind is not brightI have nothing to write.My ideas I can’t findAn’ there’s nothing on my mind.When I’m feeling worseI can’t even write a verse.I can think for a long...

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