Cinquain Poetry  September 23, 2014 - October 10, 2014

Reading and Deliberating


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

Strong, Tall
Swaying, swinging, sighing
Memories of summer

The rules of engagement must be strictly held to, anything other will disqualify the contestant.


Guardian of the Sun Guardian of the Sun
Red Giant Red Giant
 Awesome Wonder Awesome Wonder



9 Contestants
13 Submissions
Created Sep 23, 2014

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  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 9/23/2014 - 10/10/2014
  • Winners will be decided by User Votes


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Recent Submissions

Sorrow Sorrow

A Poem by Thomas Lyre

Rain Rain

A Poem by Zahra

Whisky Whisky

A Poem by Thomas Lyre