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Paul Fournel

Paul Fournel was President of Oulipo between 2003 and 2019. Two Ways was published in the Bibliothèque Oulipienne, no 229, 2017. The two ways poem, invented by Fournel, is a fixed form suggested by the experience of cycling on country roads: it opens with a quatrain, setting the theme, then splits into two complementary or contradictory octains, and is resolved in a final quatrain. The quatrains are syllabic and the octains contain half their syllable count.

Paul Fournel's work featured in PN Review comprises one contribution of poetry.
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