Helena's Blue Rose Cafe ~ CINQUAIN form. January 23, 2013 - February 6, 2013
The CINQUAIN is a poem or stanza of five lines. There are two kinds, the most popular and the one we use for this competition being as shown:
Line 1 ~ One word (a NOUN) naming the subject of the verse.
Line 2 ~ Two words (ADJECTIVES) describing the subject.
Line 3 ~ Three words (VERBS) describing the subject’s actions.
Line 4 ~ FOUR WORDS giving the writer’s opinion of the subject.
Line 5 ~ One word (NOUN) giving another name for the subject
Example by C. Alfonzetti:
Sings, shrieks, sobs
A moody music maker
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and Honourable Mention
Created Jan 23, 2013