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Omissions in Verse

Use 1 line of em-spaced dots to indicate omission of a full line or several consecutive lines of verse.

Sometimes you say it’s smaller. Today

. . . . . . . 

you said it was a touch larger, and would change.

   Marc Straus, MD, “Autumn”

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