CINQUAIN POETRY September 30, 2008 - October 26, 2008
Definition of Cinquain Poetry Type and Term
Cinquain Poetry Type has five lines.
Line 1 is one word (the title)
Line 2 is two words that describe the title.
Line 3 is three words that tell the action
Line 4 is four words that express the feeling
Line 5 is one word that recalls the title
American poet Adelaide Crapsey created the cinquain based on the Japanese haiku
Example of Cinquain Poetry Type
Swaying, swinging, sighing
Memories of summer
The rules of engagment must be strictly held to, anything other will disqualiy the contetant.
Created Oct 1, 2008