BP: Villanelle Villains #1

Tom Russell milos_parker at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 19 06:58:04 PDT 2006

Jesse Willey wrote:

> why nobody had ever tried a humorous villanelle.   So,
> I wrote one.   And it drove the professor (and the
> class) crazy.  I think it was because I didn't use
> footnotes.   Of course, if I had used footnotes it
> would have complete ruined the joke about hating
> intellectual elitist metapoetry.  :0)

Yes, but if it required footnotes to be comprehensible, then the joke
didn't quite work, did it? :-)


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