Oh. Your words warm my heart, Trisha Traughber, thank you ever so much.
Poetry in English is a completely new format for me; I love the musical structure of the villanelle and the way it employs repetition, which in this case echoes the sound of waves crashing on the shore.
Villanelle A French verse form consisting of five three-line stanzas and a final quatrain, with the first and third…
I was introduced to this format by Nuno Ricardo so check out his work for poems that read like movie shorts complete with soundtrack.