How to Write a Cinquain Poem
I’m adding another poetry form to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge starting October 2, 2017. It’s called a cinquain:
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Here is an example of a cinquain:
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Here is my example:
soaring, flying, airborne,
elegant shapeshifters of light –
© 2017 Colleen M. Chesebro
A cinquain is a form of shape poetry and is always centered on the page. The required syllables needed for each line give it a unique shape.
Poet.org shares, (please click the link to learn more about this poetry form).
“The cinquain, also known as a quintain or quintet, is a poem or stanza composed of five lines. Examples of cinquains can be found in many European languages, and the origin of the form dates back to medieval French poetry.”
Thanks for stopping by to learn a new poetry form. Try it! I know you’re going to like it! ❤