Rondel

François Villon 1431 (Paris) – 1463



Goodbye! the tears are in my eyes;
Farewell, farewell, my prettiest;
Farewell, of women born the best;
Good-bye! the saddest of good-byes.
Farewell! with many vows and sighs
My sad heart leaves you to your rest;
Farewell! the tears are in my eyes;
Farewell! from you my miseries
Are more than now may be confessed,
And most by thee have I been blessed,
Yea, and for thee have wasted sighs;
Goodbye! the last of my goodbyes.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 16, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCAACADCCAA
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 431
Words 78
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

François Villon

François Villon born in Paris in 1431 and disappeared from view in 1463, is the best known French poet of the late Middle Ages. more…

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