Comma People

From across the room
it’s easy to see they are
comma people, parsing
each others’ dialogue, now
having a conversation
about the dictionary, now
references the perfect
way to use a semicolon,
now listening to others
with red pen ears.

 

About the Poet:
JD DeHart is a writer and teacher. His chapbook, The Truth About Snails, is available from Red Dashboard.

 

Poetry Breakfast accepts submissions of poetry and poetry related creative non-fiction year-round.  See our Submission Guidelines page for details on submitting your work.

Start your morning with a nourishing poem.  Follow us on  Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Google+. and enjoy a new poem every morning straight to your feed.

 

Photo by StockSnap.

 

 

Advertisements