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  1. dcmarti1

    Having boudain for breakfast

    Having boudain for breakfast, or crying in my eggs The years have been but twenty-six Yet still I cannot find that place Of wood, of mist, of crown and tricks, Where you're the prince who hid his face. The troubadours can sing of time And every light-filled, portioned space, For any room will be sublime Where you're the prince who hides his face. The warship's travels could not strike Upon my love nor it disgrace: My past and future -both alike- Where you're the prince who'll hide his face. The song “These Dreams” by Heart was the inspiration for the repeating end line of this kyrielle. I
  2. dcmarti1

    Reading Moliere

    (A comic kyrielle) Though you, J. B., were really hot, I could never summon a laugh Until I heard and saw the plot Of Tartuffe – the impostor's gaffe. Your Schools are not for academe, And Scapin is naught but riffraff; Can't forget my busted inseam At Tartuffe – the impostor's gaffe. Dom Juan may be just a male slut And the Impromptu just your staff; Reading you now I know you're nuts In Tartuffe – the impostor's gaffe.
  3. Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry French Verse The Lai Family of forms are French, 12th century variable forms that share a narrative nature and in all but the Kyrielle, long / short lines. The style of writing is attributed to a French noble woman simply known as Marie. She has since been named by historians as Marie de France. The Lai is a short story in verse. In its strictest form it is a verse form with a rhymed syllabic pattern in three tercets. The elements of the Lai as verse form are: a narrative, tells a story. usually a nonet, 9 lines made up of 3 te
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