1. I get nervous around semicolons and colons.
  2. I just don't know what to say or how to act.
  3. I am afraid I will use them wrong.
  4. Somehow offend the reader.
  5. Inadvertently misuse the punctuation.
  6. I would like to say that some of my best friends are semicolons and colons.
  7. However, I find myself surrounded by commas.
  8. I insult semicolons and colons by only using them in the form of smiley faces and winks, but they always play along.
  9. Smiling although I never use them to their full potential.