Villanelle

vil·la·nelle
noun: villanelle; plural noun: villanelles

a nineteen-line poem with two rhymes throughout, consisting of five tercets and a quatrain, with the first and third lines of the opening tercet recurring alternately at the end of the other tercets and with both repeated at the close of the concluding quatrain.

Villanelle

vil·la·nelle
noun: villanelle; plural noun: villanelles

a nineteen-line poem with two rhymes throughout, consisting of five tercets and a quatrain, with the first and third lines of the opening tercet recurring alternately at the end of the other tercets and with both repeated at the close of the concluding quatrain.

The Lunatic
Villanelle

The Lunatic

The mind of a madman Is set to his hand, Like a fire enraged by a fan. His enormity began …

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