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Winter - Traditional Cinquain

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Winter - Traditional Cinquain

The kiss of death
That downs the autumn leaves
To burn in crimson flames beneath
The ice 


Author:  Elaine George

Awarded:  First Place in Brian Strand's
                 Traditional Cinquain Contest
Awarded:   Fourth place in Catie Lindsay's
                  Traditional Cinquain Contest

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  1. Date: 4/19/2011 5:24:00 AM
    Congratulations Lainie on your well deserved win in Catie's contest "Traditional Cinquain". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/17/2011 9:55:00 AM
    Awesome imagery Elaine, I quite enjoyed this.. Congratulations on you win :) Wilma

  1. Date: 4/17/2011 5:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on the fourth place in ithe contest, Elaine

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 8:51:00 PM
    congrats on your win ( or wins) Lainie

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 2:30:00 PM
    Oh my now this is my number one pick ;) such bittersweet beauty, you go gal! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 2:25:00 PM
    congratulations on your place in Catie's contest. Charles

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 2:01:00 PM
    Many congrats, Lainie : )

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 1:29:00 PM
    Congrats Lainie on your splendid win in this contest with this amazing piece my friend.. an awesome victory .enjoy your sweet success..

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 1:11:00 PM
    Awesome write!Congrats Elaine on your win in the contest---kashinath

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 12:26:00 PM almost missed this one (BOTH TIMES!).. What a wonderful cinquain....indeed the kiss of death winter can seem metaphorically....and literally!! Well done!!!!

  1. Date: 4/14/2011 2:34:00 PM
    A great visual picture......Thanks for the comment............George

  1. Date: 4/14/2011 11:02:00 AM
    Very nice Cinquain,Elaine.Best wishes---kashinath

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 5:06:00 AM
    Winter does seem like a gloomy season for some, but in Florida's it's usually the most pleasant time of the year. Grew up in the Northeast though, Lainie, I can relate to this great cinquain! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 11:32:00 PM
    oh, boy, I sure would give THIS one a win if it were my contest!

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 5:46:00 PM
    smooch attack sleepy luv's ya

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 2:24:00 PM
    love that that three line, that downs the autumn leaves, and love this piece you wrote.

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 11:08:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your magnificent poetry today Lainie. Do I see the winners lights glowing for you with this write. Yeppers I do. The best to you in the contest and always. Wishing you a wonderful day filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 8:56:00 AM
    WOW Elaine.. this is so special a write.. u have captured the essence of Winter with it's harness and the leaves burning beneath the ice.. awesome always..u amaze me much.. good luck in the contest luv..

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 3:31:00 AM
    oooh, lainie... this kiss of death expresses it all! a real beauty with winning wishes to you.. :) huggs, nette