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


quin browne said...

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

i LOVE this piece, though...

Anonymous said...

Oh, love it!

One sleeve, or two?

Anonymous said...

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