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Rant aside, I much prefer to write parallel poetry (like in Hebrew or Chinese) that can be translated into many languages without losing much beauty. My question is: would this be acceptable poetry in a VN? At least one route involves characters writing much poetry to each other, and other will probably also have poetry in them as well.
A sample of my parallel poetry (from Highschool) is provided for consideration.
Tribute to Dyed-Haired Young Woman From Highschool and the Writings of Jack Vance
SOME HAVE CONCLUDED THAT DYED HAIR LOOKS GAUDY
BUT I HAVE CONCLUDED THAT THIS IS NOT SO.
FOR LOOKING UPON THY RAINBOW-COLOURED TRESSES,
I AM PUT IN MIND OF KANDIVE THE GOLDEN.
If writer can't sync with art or if art can seem to "grow old" per section then poetry is just...text.
Example hypothesis (unfortunately dead example links) http://www.collisiondetection.net/mt/ar ... back_i.php
Writing poetry for a VN shouldn't be any different from writing poetry in a letter or a book.
I think all types of poetry are okay in VNs, so your parallel poetry would be okay too.
Just be aware of the presentation: the pacing in NVL format might be better than the default ADV format.
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