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Poem: "The Harrowing of Hildeburh"
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ysabetwordsmith From: ysabetwordsmith Date: April 16th, 2017 04:41 pm (UTC) (Link)

Thank you!

>> I like this a lot - working out the kennings was fun.<<

Yay! :D I love those things.

>> Somehow this one doesn't seem to have appeared on Dreamwidth. <<

That's because DW eats spaces. I should post a pointer though.
thnidu From: thnidu Date: April 17th, 2017 06:06 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Thank you!

My solution for that is no-break spaces alternating with regular spaces.
"&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" makes five spaces.
But be careful when editing. On some platforms, including, I *think*, LJ and DW,
a no-break space edited in rich text view rather than HTML view turns into a regular
space, and then all the spaces get smashed together as you've described.
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