Along Ampersand #Tanka #Poetry

A tanka written by Lee Sonogan

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An object in motion tends to remain in motion along a straight line unless acted upon by an outside force. – Isaac Newton

Not quite hyphenate,

More like tandem bicycles,

Metonymy gait.

Distinct AS speech similes,

One way a line coruscate.

“Designer can inject the most artistic flair. The word “ampersand” didn’t come into being until the nineteenth century. At that time & was customarily taught as the twenty-seventh letter of the alphabet and pronounced “and.” When schoolchildren recited their ABCs, they concluded with the words “and, per se [i.e., by itself ], ‘and.'” This eventually became corrupted to “ampersand.” The symbol is a favorite of law and” Author: Ben Yagoda

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