The use of ellipsis can either mislead or insult, and the reader must rely on the good intentions of the writer who uses them. – Ellipsis in Writing
The running and the not smoking and the not drinking and the empty nights and the end of school and the coming travels have me…itchy.
It’s a common theme, I know, one that’s starting to bore me. I am forced to, when this happens, try to bring myself back into the moment. Where I am now. Where I must continue to get work finished. After all, the work needs to get finished so I can leave with a conscious that is mostly clear.
It is a ritualistic caring though. Not an actual one.
I have come to grips with this as part of my personality. I trust that people can rely upon the good intentions of the writer in this case.
Given the context, this could be anything from an admission of guilt or an expression of being dumbfounded as a result of something that another person has just said or done. – Ellipsis in Japanese manga
Year two of my sobriety has been interesting, inter-personally speaking.
They tell you in The Program that you shouldn’t date your first year, a rule I mistakenly discarded because – well, as the rest of the addicts can attest – we look for the easier, softer way. When I crossed the magic threshold, though, I assumed life would get much better in that regard.
The best – and worst – came with the ending of a part of my life that was never fully realized the way it was supposed to. The Muse is gone from my life now, a decision we made seven months ago. We spoke once, very briefly, after that. It didn’t go well. As should be expected.
She trickles into my mind now and then. Or her ghost does. I wonder now how much I really knew her. We spent a year re-knowing each other as friends, but there were always walls.
The damage I inflicted – and the damage she came with – was just too deep for us.
I am guilty and dumbfounded.
The latter formula means the sum of all natural numbers from 1 to 100. However, it is not a formally defined mathematical symbol. – Ellipsis in Mathematics