Should I punctuate my poems?

Asked by: Robyn Love

Punctuations within the verses of the poem are VERY important. Even where the poem has no punctuation, EXCLAMATION marks, at the end or within a verse, are needed to show the intensity of a verse.

Do poems need periods?

Periods mark a full stop. In poetry, a period at the end of a line is called an end-stop. This indicates a definite pause or full breath before the reader continues to the next line. If a period is used in the middle of a line, it creates a caesura.

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