The Paradelle Challenge

Hello Poetry Lovers To my delight, the lovely poet Trisha Broomfield has accepted my paradelle challenge and has come up with a corker. To be honest, I think it’s better than its source of inspiration. A lovely poignant and clever piece, thank you so much Trisha. Truly talented. Do read on; Paradelle You’ve left meContinue reading “The Paradelle Challenge”

The Paradelle

Hello Poetry Lovers Discovering American poet Billy Collins, in a second-hand poetry book sale, I was drawn in by his honest style. Not to mention the paradelle form that he used for the following poem. Has anyone tried this?! What a swine to do! Basically, there are 4 stanzas with the last two lines havingContinue reading “The Paradelle”