(Image from a blog entry at Dictionary.com: Why do people end sentences with “so”? What effect does it have on conversation? – Jane Solomon – 8/21/13)
Naomi Shihab Nye – The Tent
When did hordes of sentences start beginning with So?
As if everything were always pending,
leaning on what came before.
In this faded family photo—
Horton, Kansas, ’36—
they are just two farmhands in overalls,
kept, by a bowed velvet cordon,
E.J. Koh – Confession
Under my showerhead, I drink
the water to feel full.
Speed popping, long haul truckers stretch, yak, and
drink coffee with locals searching for pancakes or bacon
and eggs after a night of drinking, dancing, gambling, and
making whoopee at nightspots like the Tower Ballroom,