Thursday, May 06, 2010

Java ~ a Cinquain Poem

Java

Stimulus drink

Morning cup required

Miss beloved brew—grouch all day

Coffee




Photo and Poem
Copyright © 2010 Jimmiehov
All Rights Reserved


Instructions for "How to Write a Cinquain Poem"
by Linda Ann Nickerson
as written in Arts & Entertainment,

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2918324/how_to_write_a_cinquain_poem.html?cat=38

Structured as 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 2

Line 1 contains two syllables (usually the one-word title of the cinquain poem).
Line 2 contains four syllables (usually two words, describing the title of the cinquain poem).
Line 3 contains six syllables (usually three words, citing an action or plot of the cinquain poem).
Line 4 contains eight syllables (usually four words, portraying the emotion or feeling of the cinquain poem).
Line 5 contains two syllables (usually one word, recalling the title of the cinquain poem - either as a synonym or repetition).

Linda's blog, Nickers and Ink (link), contains many of her poems


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3 Comments:

At Thursday, May 06, 2010 7:18:00 AM, Blogger Linda - Nickers and Ink said...

Aha. Enjoyed this one ... particularly at 7:15 a.m. Your well-crafted lines seem particularly appropriate at such an hour ... when caffeine is most welcomed!

Thanks for linking!

Linda

 
At Tuesday, May 11, 2010 8:54:00 PM, Blogger Patti said...

Excellent and so very true Jim! by the way- miss you! Where did you go? Inquiring minds want to know...

 
At Monday, May 17, 2010 6:03:00 PM, Blogger Kathiesbirds said...

Sounds good but I am drinking tea at the moment!

 

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