The clever one wrote:
“When Hemingway killed himself he put a period at the end of his life,” Kurt Vonnegut once said. “Old age is more like a semicolon.”
Write something that uses semicolons in a modern way; study first How To Use a Semicolon (the most feared punctuation on earth) from The Oatmeal
Many people prefer a source more erudite; read the New York Times story on the semicolon appearing in unlikely places.
Leave it to the DS106 Daily Create to make semicolons hipster; maybe semicolons can be the new hashtag?