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 What is a "cutting word" and how do we use it?

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PostSubject: What is a "cutting word" and how do we use it?   Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:11 am

I think it's any word that gives a natural pause also we can use punctuation to achieve the pause.

In Japanese a cutting word is spoken punctuation that gives pause.

The pause is a great point to pivot the haiku and give us the ahhh moment.

Remember don't over punctuate!
Please feel free to give us your ideas on cutting words.

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