cinquain in pain

A cinquain is a five line poem with first line as title and final line restates it. Syllable count: 2-4-6-8-2.logo-napowrimo

 

 

calving

farmer midwife

gets up at night to check

first time heifers need help birthing

spring push

 

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photo by lynn

singing in rain cinquain

Cinquain is a 5-line poem with a pattern of 2-4-6-8-2 syllables. The Weekend Writing Challenge is to include these words: spring, blossom, bud, nature, bloom.

 

trees bud

spring rains softly

nature’s fresh bloom of praise

hungry bunny nibbles crocus

blossom

 

 

what is truth?

 

even

when Pilate was

looking truth in the face,

he questioned and crucified him

…like us

 

 

ungrateful dead

 

whining

in wilderness

will dig graves of craving

in Hebrew: Kibroth-hattaavah

a plague

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A cinquain based on Numbers 11

 

poetic form re-defined

 

Definition
Cinquain:
five-line poem;
twenty-two syllables
laid out two, four, six, eight, then two
again.

-Tony Maude

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just messing around with cinquain form:

sin-quain poem

snarky malarky

odd syllabification

count: three, five, seven, nine; then three more

not a sin  🙂

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Tony came up with this same breaking of the form on d’Verse!

See my other Jan.23  post, “Don’t taste the slush” for another sample of this modified form…

Cinquain (to stay cool by)

Snowshoes

Frames strap on boots

Tracking soft drifts of snow

Quiet peaceful trails in winter

Big Foot