A paradell-

A paradell-

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And she hid from the world;
And she hid from the world;
Labelled an outsider, she sought freedom;
Labelled an outsider, she sought freedom;
An outsider, labelled- she hid
And she sought, freedom from the world.

And she drowned her sorrows;
And she drowned her sorrows;
In the flips- and pages- of books;
In the flips- and pages- of books;
And of Her sorrows in the books
flips and pages- she drowned.

She was of different specie;
She was of different specie;
A unique entity underneath hazel eyes;
A unique entity underneath hazel eyes;
A different specie of hazel eyes,
Underneath- a unique entity she was.

And- freedom she sought,
In the flips of books
And pages- her sorrows, she drowned;
Underneath hazel eyes, From the world, she hid;
Labelled- a different specie, an outsider;
And she was of a unique entity.


Day 16 of October poetry writing month. Prompt: The Paradell structure. In this, The first two lines as well as the third and fourth lines of the first three stanzas must be the same (repeat) and then the fifth and sixth lines must contain all the words from the preceding four lines within the stanza using them only once to form completely new lines.
The final stanza of the paradelle does not repeat like the preceding stanzas, rather the final six lines must contain every word from the first three stanzas, and only those words, again using them only once to form completely new lines. Β  Β  Β IMAGE CREDIT: blog.lily.farm

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44 thoughts on “A paradell-

  1. Completely admire how you can express your feelings with in defined set of rules!! It is a big challenge !! one side you have your thoughts and other side some limitations and obligations to follow !! my brain is already sweating thinking that!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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      1. I think I will. Once I get the chance to sit down with a bit of inspiration and a topic that speaks to me. I may try another type of poetry form today. We’ll see.
        Have a great day.
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