It takes skill to K.I.S.S.
In Apathy, unfeelingly , I like what a fellow blogger, K.K. commented. “Short and crisp!” Not that it’s like crunchy potato chips, but it reminds one that it takes skill to K.I.S.S. (keep it short and sweet)!
I used to summarize CVs ( 1-4 pages long) to fit them into conferences’ program brochures. They were good exercises for me.
And if one can carry forth a point in 50 words instead of 500 words, I would prefer the shorter one.
I admire how some poets can describe bountifully ( if you can guess who has this name!) in a few words!
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist. – Vladimir Nabokov