The Semicolon Project image is more than just a punctuation symbol. It's a reflection of the individual's personal struggles with depression, suicide, or other mental health issues. Founder of Project Semicolon Amy Bluel said, "A semicolon is used when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The author is you and the
A semicolon. Question mark? Colon: There is a project to get people to tattoo semicolons and post them on social media (sites like Facebook and Instagram). Why that punctuation? A semicolon is used when a sentence could have ended; but it wasn't. People with depression and other mental issues are encouraged to ";" themselves and say what they repress.