So much is changing—has changed—in this world. Rebecca D. Martin finds a deep leaving-truth in her first villanelle and her first experience as a teacher.
A soccer coach inspiring a villanelle? It could happen. (Indeed, it did, in this villanelle from Todd C. Truffin.)
Chapters 3 and 4 of The Great Gatsby are full of mystery, contradictions and linguistic switch-ups as the books themes begin to take shape.
Feeling all the feelings these days? Consider containing them (and letting them breathe) in a villanelle.
Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
I admire a well-executed villanelle in the same way I admire a Baroque Tromp-l’oeil ceiling
Like most poetry built on refrains, the villanelle steers away from narrative ideals, away from conversation and linear exchange