On Sex, Canadians, and What Paris Taught Me About Defeat | Numéro Cinq
In the dark days after the humiliating defeat of our villanelle, Paris and I have done some serious soul-searching. The defeat weighs heavy on her (as it does on the author.) She remains convinced that the Numero Cinq readership failed to identify the alternating motifs of pathos and love within the poem’s intricate structure. But