> <pre> tags might help. It would allow more white space. > More 'compositional' freedom for arrangement implying timing > and perhaps to some extent tone/pitch. shades of e. e. cummings (with good reason) rachelle writes much of her poetry in a style that requires a particular layout to convey the full meaning > That way I could note that the word "different" in the > last sentence was to have been read stoccato with each > syllable as a dotted quarter note. Could be fun! somewhere just recently I was reading about how the punctuation symbols came about; the ampersand, for instance being an abbreviation/modification of the Latin for 'and', the question mark a modified Latin 'q', (them Latins keep showing up all over the place; you Latin, Ron?) > Good thing I only have a short drive home, huh? > Otherwise I mighta come up with somethin weird ... I would think your own fingers would turn on you in a Fletcher-Christianesque refusal to even type that sentence.