Get it Write!

Thanks, Mitch! I’m not so great at proff-reeding, either….

Mitch Teemley

Apostrophe(And a kitten dies every time someone uses “there” for “their.”)

     “My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.” ~A.A. Milne

“A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one.” ~Baltasar Gracián

               “The greater part of the world’s troubles are due to questions of grammar.” ~Michel de Montaigne

“And all dared to brave unknown terrors, to do mighty deeds, to boldly split infinitives that no man had split before–and thus was the Empire forged.” ~Douglas Adams

“This is the type of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put.” ~Winston S. Churchill

“Never use abstract nouns when concrete ones will do. If you mean ‘More people died,’ don’t say, ‘Mortality rose.’” ~C.S. Lewis

“The past is always tense, the future perfect.” ~Zadie Smith

“’Punctuation is…

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The Final Firefly

quillHere’s a great little poem by author Mitch Teemley.  If you haven’t checked out his site, your missing something good. 

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I saw a lone firefly last night

Dear creature, why didn’t you turn to the right

when you came to August?

You missed your cue for happiness

Now your time to burn has come to an end

Or can it be

there’s something that only you can see

something so sweetly surpassingly bright

that all else fades

in its perfect Light?