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A villanelle is a form of 19-line poem consisting of five tercets and a final quatrain on two rhymes, but there is more to a villanelle. What is villanelle in poetry (complete definition)?

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Premium Member The Night Jesus was Born
On this night, Christmas Eve, Jesus was born Bringing eternal life to you and me, this Son Of the One who created the light in the morn He awakens our hearts from the hurts they mourn Giving renewed hope...Read More
Categories: christian, christmas, december, faith,
Form: Villanelle



After The Storm
Rainwater stands in rippling pools, or trickles by. Sharp fusillades of hail pelt down...and glance -- Far distant thunder calls, and echoes a reply. Sunshine, streaming through the clouds, lights up the sky; Like sunlight, shattered by a prism,...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Mother's Victorian Christmas Home
Mother’s Victorian home shimmered bright; The decked halls pristine in the Christmas homestead; Gilded angels, pink roses, stringed pearls radiant white. Despite fiscal hardships (money was tight), She shared Holiday cheer through immaculate spread; Mother’s Victorian home shimmered bright. On a...Read More
Categories: christmas, mother,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member DECK THE HALLS
The Christmas Spirit is in the air. Santa’s workshop is very busy tonight. Elves will handle the gifts with care. To bring cheer to children everywhere, Getting each toy delivered is Santa’s plight, The Christmas Spirit is in the air. No...Read More
Categories: christmas,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Finding Christmas Joy
Christmas day is coming soon and so are my tears, but this time it will not steal my spirit and soul; so, I wipe my sad tears away to whisper prayers. I am busy decorating as Christmas nears, a...Read More
Categories: christmas,
Form: Villanelle



Premium Member Hall Of Gold
Now that the wattle is in bloom, Some of the blossoms would look great Decorating the hall and lounge room I hope, nobody will assume That this is done to compensate, Now that the wattle is in bloom. Holly lacks sufficient...Read More
Categories: celebration, christmas, flower, house,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Chasm
The gap between rich and poor is growing, The gulf is now shamefully wide, And no doubt the evidence is showing. It cannot be a matter of not knowing, This "elephant" can scarcely be denied, The gap between rich and...Read More
Categories: animal, image, money, political,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Unbecoming Me
Couldn't have cared less, now couldn't care more Losing ego is unbecoming me Setting small sparks in human hearts to soar Naive and lost, I washed up onshore Sowing seeds of wisdom across the sea Couldn't have cared less, now...Read More
Categories: care, heart, humanity, introspection,
Form: Villanelle
On The Way To Where You Want To Go
I’m on the way to where you want to go. Taking just any road will get you there. Stop in for a visit to say hello. Cruisin’ along just to feel the air flow, You’re moving on your way...Read More
Categories: emotions, friendship,
Form: Villanelle
Stephanie
Victorious , crowned by your very name Honoring your name each and every day With your kindness you live up to the fame If you fail you will never avoid the blame You will pick yourself up and...Read More
Categories: beautiful, beauty, blessing, love,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member I SHUT MY EYES
I shut my eyes, I can but pray for this planet that we have damned. I worry for Earth's future day. In game of greed we choose to play, we fell forests to grab the land. I shut my eyes,...Read More
Categories: earth,
Form: Villanelle
Mutiny
Finally, the ship Queen Mary had set sail. With a crew out for vengeance on the open sea. Capt. Wood was captain, without blemish, or fail. Listen to this story of betrayal, As the Queen Mary set sail under...Read More
Categories: adventure, confusion, corruption,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Children Enjoy Halloween
Eager children await sweet treats And colourful bags that have been filled As well as pumpkins lined up to greet Their tricks make the treats increase All of the kids are thrilled Eager children await sweet eats A Jack-o-lantern is the...Read More
Categories: 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Villanelles
Villanelles The villanelle is a poetic form based on repetition, with a double refrain. Villanelle: The Divide by Michael R. Burch The sea was not salt the first tide... was man born to sorrow that first day, with the...Read More
Categories: moon, repetition, romance, romantic,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Lay down by me,lay down,I see your smile
I dreamed of you last night, you wore a smile Fifty years ago you took your life And left me for the agony, the trial Since then I’ve had no vision but denial Your face was absent,cut out...Read More
Categories: allegory, angst, lost love,
Form: Villanelle

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Definition | What is Villanelle in Poetry?

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