# It's been a while hasn't it?

Why can't I say hello? Anyways, it's Emma!

I know it's been a while, but I've been busy with work, and life, and I haven't had much free time lately.

With that in mind though, I've got a new puzzle!

Missing?

I need a moment.

See I've been here before; yes, before I do say.

Such a wonderful place, a quick Riley to play!

E? Thee? The prefix to awn, the circular infix is unseen at dawn.

Dipped, no curved, the suffix is uh, the prefix to prefix this run-on, well duh.

It sounded difficult when I wrote it, but I think you got it!

What am I trying to say?

• Okay... Why can't I start my post with Hey everyone!?... Nov 18, 2020 at 23:08
• I assume this is an [enigmatic-puzzle]? As in, it's not immediately clear what kind of puzzle it is... at least, it isn't clear to me what has to be done to get the answer. Or is is a [riddle]? Would [affix-riddle] (the Riley-riddle tag) be applicable? Nov 18, 2020 at 23:22
• @bobble actually, now that I think about it, adding the proper tags to describe each part of the puzzle available doesn't really make it entirely simplistic. Some lateral thinking is still involved, but the bright minds here will prove me wrong and solve it faster now I'm sure lol Nov 18, 2020 at 23:52
• Also, when did we create the affix-riddle tag? I know at one point we said we didn't need a tag for that as it fit into wordplay? Nov 18, 2020 at 23:53

i think you are saying

I missed you

Because

the first letters of the first two sections spell I missed and "you" is bolded.

The title

also points to this. It's been a while!