Passion's Song (a villanelle)

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Passion's Song (a villanelle)

Post by heinzs » Sat May 16, 2009 11:43 am

Passion's Song (a villanelle)


Love's labors passion's song sustain
Notes both clear and charmingly sweet
The clarity enhances the refrain

Music that warms my heart's depths again
You lay in supplication at my feet
Love's labors passion's song sustain

In emotion's grasp my tears like rain
The sweet notes with moisture greet
The clarity enhances the refrain

With fumbling embrace I seek to maintain
The chords where our two verses meet
Love's labors passion's song sustain

Harmonious we merge in twain
Our chorus tunefully repeat
The clarity enhances the refrain

And thus we sing the last quatrain
Our souls writhing with one heartbeat
Love's labors passion's song sustain
The clarity enhances the refrain

(this is a repost from 2001)
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Re: Passion's Song (a villanelle)

Post by bags123 » Sat May 16, 2009 8:04 pm

Excellent Heinz. I've always found the villanelle to be an extremely difficult form to write in,...but I very much admire the skill of someone like yourself,.... who can. Well done. :cheers:
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Re: Passion's Song (a villanelle)

Post by heinzs » Sun May 17, 2009 1:45 pm

Dylan Thomas is a hard man to emulate and a difficult act to follow... lol.
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Post by heinzs » Fri May 22, 2009 4:59 pm

Would that there were a simple forumula for it... lol. Thanks dart.
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Re: Passion's Song (a villanelle)

Post by poeticpiers » Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:33 am

masterly use of the form Heinz
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