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Format help please!

Blog Posted:7/3/2013 7:12:00 AM
For the past several months I have attempted to discover the secrets for formatting my poems beyond the ordinary. I know it's possible. I've seen many unique forms, such as centered, staggered, italic, and concrete. However, try as I might, I can't figure it out. Perhaps it's my aging brain causing the problem. Whatever the cause, I will very much appreciate any advice.  Thanks!
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  1. Date: 7/3/2013 6:59:00 PM
    What do you want to do? Do you mean you can't figure out how to bold, or italic? Can you do center?

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  1. Date: 7/3/2013 10:12:00 AM
    As for pictures and nice stuff like PD and others do with their blogs, that is not something I can figure out.

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  1. Date: 7/3/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Jack, soupmail me your hotmail address and I can help you. But I noticed when I "spell it out" how to do it here at Soup, I get thrown off!! I guess if you use the actual symbols in a comment at a blog or something, you are not able to post the instructions. Weird, but that was what happened to me when I tried to explain it to someone before. It's not hard once you understand it.

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