“They [semicolons] are more powerful more imposing more pretentious than a comma but they are a comma all the same. They really have within them deeply within them fundamentally within them the comma nature.” GERTRUDE STEIN

Painting: “Semicolon in a Flesh Comma,” 1993. Oil on linen, 12×16, by Mira Schor, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Visit the artist at her website.