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What Is a Paradelle Poem? How to Write Paradelle Poetry

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 1, 2021 • 2 min read

While poetic forms like pastoral, sonnet, elegy, and haiku all occupy rarified space in the poetic canon, there is also room for humor in poetry. One example of a humorous poetry form is the paradelle, which functions as a parody of the highbrow villanelle form.