Capitalization II. Starting a sentence. Always capitalize the first word in every sentence. Yesterday, we decided to go shopping after school. Poetry. If you are writing poetry that is traditional or quoting poetry, you should capitalize the first word on every line.
The willow is like an etching
Fine lined against the sky.
The ginko is like a crude sketch,
Hardly worthy to be signed.
Eve Merriam, “Simile: Willow and Ginko”
A. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
1. Construction of the bell tower
2. Repairs to the tower foundation
B. The Tower of London
1. Construction of the royal fortress
2. Additions to the original site