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The Warmth of Touch

A Villanelle

In all simplicity, the villanelle is a nineteen-line poem consisting of five tercets and a concluding quatrain. The villanelle is characterized further by a simple rime-scheme and repetition. The villanelle follows the rime-scheme:

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You will notice that each of the tercets follow an a b a pattern including the quatrain with . . .

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July 09, 2021