COMMA

 

I took the comma out

 

I lamented it

and brooded all day

 

I whiled away the morning

endlessly debating whether

to put the comma back in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Legend has it that James Joyce once spent half a day taking a comma out of a passage from Finnegan's Wake and then spent the next half of the day putting it back in.

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