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Unformatted text preview: A mere character, or lack thereof, ruined my paper A simple key on the key board One that has been haunting me for years It turns As to Bs in a blink of an eye Slowly sucking the life from my GPA like a fang that lies in the mouth of a sentence Yet time and time again, I completely forget about it The relief of finishing my paper blinds me from seeing this simple error The introductory phrase is written but the comma never comes It disappoints me greatly that I continue to exclude this character Making such a simple mistake over and over again But Im not the only one who is disappointed My teachers are even more frustrated I let them down paper after paper As their pupil I have failed them Consequently making them look bad The school thinks theyre at fault Why cant they teach this student such a simple rule? The battle continues But one day I will win the fight against the deadly comma...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Patterson during the Fall '07 term at Miami University.
- Fall '07