Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Tuesday Platform

It’s Tuesday, your free-range day of the week here in the Imaginary Garden. Share with us, something old, something new, or your April 5 entry for NaPoWriMo. And then hop around to read what other pond-dwellers have shared.

For those who need a prompt today, or who just want to revel, I offer this *optional* extra challenge: VILLANELLE, a lovely form I have never attempted, let alone mastered. I know some of you enjoy writing villanelles--I'm thinking of Bjorn in particular. Check out Bjorn's villanelles for inspiration.


And here are my heroes They Might Be Giants with a SONG that is a villanelle. Showoffs!




16 comments:

Magaly Guerrero said...

I'm not feeling very rebellious, just tired and trying to stay awake for another hour and a half. So I'll go with something old(ish). ;-)

Happy Tuesday!!!

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Hello everyone,

Its Magaly Guerrero's birthday today!! Sharing my poem "Decorous Dirge" which has been written solely in her honor :D hope you all like it.

Thank you Marian for this lovely opportunity!!

Lots of love,
Sanaa

Gemma Wiseman said...

I dared to try a villanelle today. Thanks for the challenge.

Outlawyer said...

Hi Marian, I have written a number of villanelles but somehow in trying this came out instead! I may still think about it, but for another day likely. Thanks! k .

Marian said...

Well. I wrote a villanelle!

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

It had been a long time since I wrote a villanelle. It was fun to try one again.

Kerry O'Connor said...

Thanks for that song choice, Marian. I am going to show it to my students for inspiration.

I had something left over from the weekend but will come back to the villanelle another day.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Good morning, toadlets. Ack! I forgot about the villanelle, and did mean to try it..... but went with an old one, though I did write a silly thing for another prompt to technically fulfill day 5. Thanks, Marian, for hosting.

Susie Clevenger said...

I didn't even attempt a villanelle. For the most part I am rhyme challenged, but I look forward to reading poetry today. :)

Jim said...

I too am rebellious today, but not for villanelles.
Thank you, hope your kiddie filter doesn't censor.
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Linda C. Folks said...

I have only written one other villanelle and that was a long time ago. But,,,Marion, I have accepted your challenge. Thank you.

brudberg said...

Hello Marian... I'm now back from a little absence... and thank your for mention my Villanelle's It's been a long while since I wrote one, and might do it again soon... today I'm sharing something on railways instead...

Timoteo said...

A little late today, Toads. Enjoy!

Marilyn Cavicchia said...

Oops ... Didn't mean to add myself twice. It looked like it didn't go, so I did it again. :)

Margaret said...

this really is written for my "nature" poetry prompt but got in from a mini-vacation late last night so I am dropping it here as well. I am off to visit and comment on my "Day 4" hosting challenge and will be by most likely tomorrow to visit and comment here. :)

Margaret said...

Can't get into your link ava... FYI