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Is it considered to be a bad thing to use idioms in poems?

I define idiom as a phrase that has a meaning to native speakers that doesn't equal the dictionary meaning of the words. For example, 'Pull your socks up' does not refer to raising an item of clothing....
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Use of unconventional punctuation

An ellipsis is a single symbol that appears as three dots and indicates incomplete content, whether left out or not finished. You can make an ellipsis on a keyboard by pressing the Option and ...
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Use of unconventional punctuation

Ellipsis is usually used to show something has been left out. However, sometimes people use it to show something trailing off, usually speech. In this case they may use four or more dots. As well, ...
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What is the minimum requirement for a song to be considered a story?

A "story" often has a plot, problem, conflict, and resolution. But not always. There is a famous example of a story (sometimes attributed to Hemingway) in just six words: For sale, baby ...
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What is the minimum requirement for a song to be considered a story?

Essentially, a story tells how somebody solved some problem. Your song expresses a desire, but does not present a problem. No problem, no resolution.
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