Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft: Form ~ "The Cinquiano" with Salvatore Buttaci! October 2, 2008 - October 29, 2008
Here is the new poet-craft form from me: THE CINQUIANO
a five-line Spanish syllabic poem with even-numbered syllables per line.
Stanzas : 1
Stanza Type : Quintet
Lines : 5
Accents : Varies
Syllables : 2 (for line 1); 8 (for line 2); 7 (line 3); 4 (line 4); and 2 (line 5)
Rhyme : None
A CINQUIANO OF WAR
your streets are littered with the dead.
through the cracks in your sidewalks
sadly grass grows
2008 Salvatore Buttaci
iMPORTANT: Each poet can submit up to three individually posted poems that FOLLOW THE RULES FOR THIS FORM.
Please mail Salvatore if you have any questions regarding the "Form"
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Created Oct 3, 2008