Albert's Poetry Cafe ~ Poet Craft: Form ~ "The Cinquiano" with Salvatore Buttaci!  October 2, 2008 - October 29, 2008

Contest Completed

Congratulations

Blue Ribbon Winner - remains
Silver Medal Runner-Up - Iraq
Honorable Mention! - A Beach in Ceylon

Details

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

Pattern :

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xxxxxx
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xx


An example:

STREET CLEANING:
A CINQUIANO OF WAR


Baghdad,
your streets are littered with the dead.
through the cracks in your sidewalks
sadly grass grows
taller.

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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"

Thank you

Helena




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Prizes

First Prize, Second, Prize and Honorable Mention

Moderator

Helena
Helena
Australia

Stats

3 Contestants
5 Submissions
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Created Oct 3, 2008