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My intent here is to write a poem from the prompt I give to you , the reader, in hopes that it will inspire something and get others to write with me.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Today's Prompt is Crapsey cinquains (Reverse)

Cinquain (pronounced /ˈsɪŋkeɪn/) is the general term for a class of poetic forms that employ a 5-line pattern. Within the class, there are several forms that are defined by specific rules and guidelines. Today we will be doing the Reverse cinquain which is a form with one 5-line stanza in a syllabic pattern of two, eight, six, four, two. OURS IS...

lingering deep within my heart
beating stronger with each
soft kiss, bringing


  1. Sunrise
    Birds wake, flowers open, morning.
    Shadows shorten, air warms.
    Shadows lengthen

  2. Rainfall
    Water falling from way up high
    But how does it get there
    Science? Magic?
    Your choice.

  3. A smile
    Voluntary muscle spasm
    But it is so much more
    Life's lightened by
    A smile.

  4. poets make me feel like an idiot, for being poetry-deficient, but I suredo loke reading the creation of others. Like You,Helena,and penny. can't wait to see what you guys write each day.

  5. Dreaming
    My thoughts have flown a thousand miles
    I've loved, I've fought, I've danced
    Still in my bed