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Cinquain Mystery Poems | Cinquain Poems About Mystery

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Weeping Willow

                                              The tall
                                        Weeping willow
                                     Waves majestically
                        Somehow she seems to be haunted

                           She’s merely airing her branches
                                   In the windy meadow
                                       Being heard by

Written by Brenda Meier-Hans
Fall 2012
This is know as a Mirror Cinquain
5 Lines + 5 Lines
Syllables 1-2  2-4  3-6  4-8  5-2        6-2  7-8  8-6  9-4  10-2

Copyright © Brenda Meier-Hans | Year Posted 2014

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Sweet Seize

The breeze
Has blown my way
A brush of scented moisture
Like a kiss upon my flushed cheeks
A sweet embrace
Of a presence nearby
That blends its thoughts with mine
Mind eye.
That sees,
A silent give and take,
That no one sees or hear
yet echoes throughout the heavens
It seems.
Thanks to the breeze
That moves over the sea
To brush a kiss upon the cheeks
Sweet seize.

By CarolineCecile
Copyright © 05.16.10

Copyright © Caroline Cécile Delacroix | Year Posted 2010

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Trees Of Oblivion

Leaves release from their place of honor
Firm branches remain behind as naked
Look down on diamond blue hillsides fall
That origin, location where trees begin
With a proper perspective on leaf and limb

Held firm are the branches tilting forward
Acknowledging tomorrow from the womb...                                                        
The purpose is clear 
The objective was shade
But now, no more, as it is gone 

Shade disappears under the turtle tree
Exposed by the relentless sun hanging drunk
There in the total dark of space without strict discipline
Deciding to fire up the sky in search of hiding creatures
To burn them alive if necessary

Look under the trees void of leaves
Turtles fried white turned lifeless
They lay there, outed by the sun
And anything that lays beneath its scrutiny of light
There to be revealed by the barren bark dies

Stripped of what they were, trees surrender
A breeze takes their offspring leaves off to other worlds
Green with envy never to be returned
Trees have no secrets of their own
Where they come from only they know

To keep on growing is the goal 
Hiding in clear sight with roots intact
Making new leaves to start the cycle
Every leaf is released into oblivion 
Trees believe and follow their beginning

Copyright © Earl Schumacker | Year Posted 2016

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of hungry child 
finds unsavoury fare 
in mysterious crevice of 

Copyright © Perry McDaid | Year Posted 2014

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Daydream (Cinquain Poem)

eyes that I see
remains a mystery only
in dreams.

Copyright © Bakari Wright | Year Posted 2007

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Eyes On Me???

Eyes on me,
People watching,
In my direction?
Can't they look somewhere else?

Feeling uneasy,
Discomfart rises, too.
Afraid to mess up,
Afraid to fail.

Eyes are on me.
I feel pale.
I freeze.

I don't want
The attention.

Copyright © BRITTANY MOON | Year Posted 2009

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Mysterious beings
Swimming, singing, exploring
Beautiful, dangerous, legendary, mythological

Copyright © Ingrid Marroquin | Year Posted 2008

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flicker gently
until moonlight appears,
then move into rapid laughter

Copyright © Astrid Ivy Gibbs | Year Posted 2008

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Running In The Dark

In the dark,
Shadows whisper.
Dreadful creatures stir.

Running away now
Into the light.
Now all's safe.

Copyright © BRITTANY MOON | Year Posted 2009

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Who knows?

A mask
Quiet and concealed
Hide my identity
Full of beauty and bright color
Who knows?

Copyright © Sienna Muniz | Year Posted 2010

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The Hidden Side of Love

                    Hopeful, Hurtful
             Exposing, Hiding, Changing 
             Secrets hidden by emotion.

Copyright © Travisti Ripley | Year Posted 2010

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Bright red,
Soaking hospital bed,
Scary wet wake-up,

Copyright © tom bell | Year Posted 2007

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heart break

heart break
hands wrung red,    raw
cancerous lips, chewed sore
nails ripped from their beds bleeding, worn

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2011

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Hocus pocus
Secret motions withheld
Bunnies and women disappear

Copyright © Marie Harrison | Year Posted 2010

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Above the flowers
Kissing the soft petals
Sucking the taste of love

Copyright © Daljit Khankhana | Year Posted 2006

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Desire of mind
Excites eagerness of heart
Dreams for the welcoming moments

Copyright © Daljit Khankhana | Year Posted 2006

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Wonderers Of Deep Blue

Sea wonderers
Revealing their desire
Drifting my mind in a sure-fire

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

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Slyly discrete;
Suspense no-one forgets;
Seriousness not without heat:

Copyright © Bridgette Ladsten | Year Posted 2007

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Leather cases 
Keeping secrets safety 
Most private men’s belongings 

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

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the rope

prompted on the chair a little still
rounded head with the tail of a snake
forcing stressful eyes against their will
to perceive a task of sin to take
morbid strands of fiber tempting wake

Copyright © Johnny Sumler | Year Posted 2007

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The Green Party's Jill Stein

You raised only $3.5 million for your election run,
where did you find now $7 million for a recount?!
You claim that you hate moneyed interests badly,
yet you seem to love Hillary's deep pockets madly.
I hope the recount makes you our next President!

Copyright © Ross Vassilev | Year Posted 2016

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My mind,
Slippery slope,
Once in, hard to get out,
It is an enigma, beware...
this maze!

~5 lines form contest by Brian Strand
~traditional cinquain 2/4/6/8/2

Copyright © Abdul Malik | Year Posted 2017

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A bit of me

I can be an angel to fellow humans 
When they are sick, dying and suffering
I organize humanitarian assistance to all
Everyone believes I am a walking saint
I wonder whether a bit of me is God!

Worst things on earth I am capable of doing
Twice and more I can be a tiger, a shark
I care not when I lie and multiply sorrows
Blood and tears of enemies amuse me and I laugh
I wonder whether a bit of me is Satan!

I am told when I die my soul will fly, fly, fly
To the skies I will swim and float to the unknown
Somewhere there I will live forever, happy or sad
Like stars I will not come back to visit anyone here
I wonder whether a bit of me is the cosmos!

I search for correct answers about who I am
I read holy books and kneel to pray all prayers
The heavens I search with spaceship and telescopes
But I discover more questions, not answers!
I wonder whether a bit of me is foolishness!

God-like, Satan-like, cosmic-like but with limitedness
Who am I and what am I doing here in this obscure realm?
I ask God to reveal me but He reveals other things, not me
Thirsty and desperate, I search for my identity in vain!
I wonder whether a bit of me is hopelessness!

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2016

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They are stubborn.
Sometimes they are careless, 
Even they are out of control indeed.

Copyright © Md Shahadat Hossain | Year Posted 2017

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Scary, sinister
Swaying, twisting, grasping
An ominous man-like caricature

Copyright © R.A. Marschall | Year Posted 2017