Cinquain Poems | Definition and Examples of Cinquain Poetry

Cinquain Poems. Below are new examples of cinquain poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of cinquain poems. This list of recently posted poems in the cinquain form of poetry enables you to learn how to write a cinquain.

Example and Definition of Cinquain

A Cinquain is a type of poem that was originally created by Brooklyn born poet, Adelaide Crapsey. This type of poem utilizes five, non-rhyming line, with different syllables required for each line. The syllable pattern follows this pattern: for line one – two syllables; for line two – four syllables; for line three – six...Read More

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Categories: anxiety
Dreams
by Delores Sanders
There is times in my life, that things seem Like nothing matters, when you wake up to darkness your eye's seem like nothing matters. Lightness...

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Categories: anxiety
Dreams
by Delores Sanders
There is times in my life, that things seem Like nothing matters, when you wake up to darkness your eye's seem like nothing matters. Lightness...

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Categories: anxiety
Dreams
by Delores Sanders
There is times in my life, that things seem Like nothing matters, when you wake up to darkness your eye's seem like nothing matters. Lightness...

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Categories: anxiety
Dreams
by Delores Sanders
There is times in my life, that things seem Like nothing matters, when you wake up to darkness your eye's seem like nothing matters. Lightness...

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Categories: flower, garden
Premium MemberSPRING BURST SPRING THIRST
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Spring presents it self on quiet tip toes
And dances  THERE SHE GOES floral essence knows
Birds have flown in flocks to serenade restless souls
Inclimate weather...

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Categories: fire
Fire
by Nancy Mitchell
Flaming
Glowing orange
Streaming spears, sparks soaring
Mesmerized by the crackling coals
Fire roar
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Categories: adventure, appreciation, best friend,
Love in the middle
by Sona Wilae
Roses
scents growing love
nurture our middle-age
as young fragrant
flowers

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Categories: halloween
Sorceress
by Mick Talbot
sorceress
magical skills
mystifying, disillusioning, obfuscating
very crafty, distinctively dressed
witch...

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Categories: beauty, desire, heart, heartbreak,
Premium MemberA TANGIBLE LOVE
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
A tangible love I love to love
I've touched love one billion times
I've held hands in every rhyme
The rhythm of my heart betrays me
With every palpitating...

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Categories: poetry
Premium MemberMY KIND OF POESIE
by Brian Strand
adjectives with nouns,
            that do not belong-
imagery
       ...

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Categories: autumn
FALL
by Mick Talbot
Fall

foliage dying

free flying, unattached

uplifting, glowing, eye candy

colourfulf...

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Categories: absence, dad, daughter, divorce,
Just Laugh
by Anna Nomaly
I’m not sure if you’re real
You could just be a ghost
I speak of you 
I miss you too
Yet your presence lacks a host

We call, we...

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Categories: life, mystery
Horizon
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
the horizon
is where no one has ever reached
but many blind ones
spend lifetime struggling
to touch it.

this horizon
every soul desires unchecked
is elusive and unkind
the faster it is...

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Categories: satire, wisdom
When folly is wisdom
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
When man turns into bandit,
and thinks folly is wisdom,
to govern the republic,
he overthrows own government,
he bitterly desires to hang on.

On his tomb shall be scribbled;
“Here...

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Categories: happy
WORRIED - HAPPY
by Mick Talbot
worried

losing... wanting

love... the best of both worlds

light and darkness... but can happen

happy......

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Categories: art
Graphic Art
by Darlene De Beaulieu
               Picture
         ...

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Categories: political, satire
Greatest liar
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Check out poll results in contests
shrouded with dark excitement
dressed in costumes of grief they are
take note of actions of the elect
and polls shall prove the...

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Categories: august
Premium MemberStorm Warnings
by Judy Konos
Forecast 
Hurricane Winds
We Survive, our friends drown 
Unable to bury loved ones
Pray Hope

----
True Story Katrina...

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Categories: poetry
WISHES
by Mick Talbot
wishes
for worldwide peace
countries to become one
unfortunately wishful thoughts
wanting

(using the syllable count as 1, 2, 3, 4, 1.)

wishes
consider choices
there are many
desiderating is never easy
desires

(using the alternative...

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Categories: jealousy, satire
Choir of birds
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
choir of birds sang nicely
hymns in  old cathedral church
bats heard and wept  loudly
as in their nature
they can only mourn 


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Categories: power, satire
Withered roots
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
a tree may stand strong
its top can kiss the skies
the stem too big to image
but down there unseen
its roots’ ends are withered
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Categories: power, satire
Every way has an end
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
every way has an end
today, tomorrow it comes
for those asleep on their way
there is no end of any way
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Categories: poetry
MISTY
by Mick Talbot
cloudy

misty foggy

hiding cloaking shaping

concealed secrets beware trouble

hazy...

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Categories: me
ME
by Alison Nel
Me
Empty, forlorn
Giving my all, always
Feeling used and abused again
Myself
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Categories: for her, joy, love,
Premium MemberINSANE PLEASURE OF A LOVE
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Listening to an intimate song
Having an intimate thought
Touch me place your tender finger tips everywhere
Don't ever lose that magic charm
The pleasure is all mine

You are...

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Categories: africa, trust
Puppets in their joy
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Puppets glow in their ignorant joy
entertain their frivolous master
taking orders without knowledge
singing without musical tones
dancing obscene rhythms of love

Their life is one of manipulation
their duty...

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Categories: teacher, work
I can still smell him at work
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I can still smell him at work
dusts of chalk strike my nose
his voice raise anxiety in class
chorus of echoes from pupils
mix freely in the tense...

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Categories: care, hope
Cinquains' Can Show
by Mick Talbot
thank you
cinquains’ can show
caring needing sharing
always a pleasure to convey
feelings

caring
for all forms
starving dying wanting
words are all I have no respite
so sad

wanting
to do so much
conveying empathy
with...

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Categories: friendship
Premium MemberLifetime Friends
by Sara Kendrick

Sunshine

Kisses good earth
   
Friends for life since their birth

Their friendship for all eternity

Gives mirth
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Categories: butterfly, weather
Premium MemberFog
by Sara Kendrick
Solid
Charcoal gray clouds
Light rain falls, changes, pours
Soft yellow butterflies hidden
Today  ...

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Categories: earth, environment, football, green,
Premium MemberSPRING THE SPARKLING
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Now there it has begun, with March 
A soundless breeze it tunes to the
Melody of a fair weather feathered frtiend.
Looking skyward  I utter you...

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Categories: autumn, beautiful, beauty, color,
Autumn
by Susan Johnson
Autumn
Amber, blustery
Rustling, wilting, foraging
Golden leaves lay scattered 
October...

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Categories: bereavement
Premium MemberBEREAVEMENT
by Brian Strand
awake at night
sorrow in wide
waves-
obliterates
sleep's dream

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Categories: change, cute love, happy,
LOVE
by Ewuola Michael
Love
Found me
Losing my glow
And brought me back
Aglow....

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Categories: anger, angst, boy, brother,
Premium MemberHOLLER
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
If it were not for a song
Midnight train to Georgia
Little child runnin' wild
Fellows mellow hanging 
Holler holler!

Ketchup sandwiches
Home alone  
Aah Dem days 
Mommy's home!
Pity...

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