Exploring writing forms: The Cinquain

A Cinquain is a five-line poem. A Crapsey Cinquain (for Adelaide Crapsey) has a construction with a syllable count of two-four-six-eight-two. Several writers who contribute to Three Word Wednesday turned me onto exploring it.

White shirt,
spotless garment,
shield for polite culture,
perfect camouflage for hiding
tattoos

3 comments:

quin browne said...

i will never do one of these... too much thought.

i LOVE this piece, though...

angie said...

Oh, love it!

One sleeve, or two?

lissa said...

how perfectly put, white don't usually hides anything but its is just perfect for this poem