The UVic Writer's Guide

Quoting Verse

The same rules apply for verse as for prose, with the addition that you should at all times follow the lineation, line indentation and format of the original. If you omit a whole line or more, you should indicate the omission by a row of spaced periods the length of a line.

Here's a poem whose format must be preserved exactly:


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