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Poetry Sunday: 'The Lost Books' and 'Figurines,' by Lucille Lang Day

By Rebecca Foust
I hope you will take a look at the skillful manipulation it takes to work these repeating sentences into new formats with new ideas, and how challenging it can be to find repetends that make sense both on their own and also when finally linked in the last couplet. It’s a challenging form to do well, but many poets take comfort in knowing that once they’ve come up with those two repeating lines, their villanelle is nearly half finished.]]>
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