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NaPoWriMo Poem 5

"Don't hate the villain, hate the villanelle!" Day five's poem is written for the the NaPoWriMo Day 5 prompt of  a villanelle of opposing phrases. I'm most familiar with the style of a villanelle through the They Might Be Giants song Hate the Villanelle. It's a cleverly written song, I quite enjoy it. The prompt for… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Poem 5

Poetry · Writing

NaPoWriMo Poem 4

This poem was tough to write. It also felt hugely necessary. I took some inspiration from the NaPoWriMo Day 4 prompt of a sad sonnet. My intent was that this one ended more hopeful than sad but it does carry a lot of sorrow. I've been in education in some capacity or another for over… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Poem 4