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Best Quintain (Sicilian) Poems

Below are the all-time best Quintain (Sicilian) poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of quintain (sicilian) poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Oh, Autumn
Today I really feel it; I feel it in the air,
and even though I still can feel sun’s glow,
the breeze is blowing cooler through my...

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Categories: autumn,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)

Premium Member Just August
These gold suffused August afternoons
The luxury of this lazy light
Sweetened beneath peach blossom moons
Wide dawn reclaims the narrow night
As the sun lifts on saffron balloons.



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Categories: light, summer, sun,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Beautiful
"Everything holds a tinge of beauty, something unique,
but not everyone recognizes something beautiful."

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Dreamtime: Flowers Never Bloom
I heard my name  from shadows spoke,
beyond the place called time

where thoughts begin, from deep within
where names have never been

It's there I found the...

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Categories: imagination
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Haste
Who walks into forever maudlin and seeking heights misplaced ?
What tortured memories, would mankind wish most undone, unsung?
When time's tide seeks to gather grace, with...

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Categories: faith, fear, introspection, life,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)

Cinnamon Leaves of Autumn
Autumn teases the last cinnamon leaves
clinging to branches with amber fingers.
Seasonal change awakens Nature's thieves,
a wafting breeze that doggedly lingers,
stripping trees bare; a scene that...

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Categories: autumn, beauty,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member When the Party Is Over
When The Party Is Over

When the party’s over, the rising sun shines, with all eyes squinting
Make-up smeared on face’s, some have slimy snail skin
A woman...

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© I Am Anaya  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration, halloween,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Sunshine Is My Pot of Gold
Clement weather is often just my dream.
I don’t mind wispy white clouds way up high,
or marshmallow ones topped with whipping cream.
Alas, brooding nimbus are drawing...

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Categories: weather,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Poetry Soup
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Of writers and lovers of insightful poetry
Gathered under the imprimatur of Poetry Soup --
Delightful, inspirational, sometimes contrary 

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Categories: poems, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Magic Spell
I saw a wizard cast a magic spell.
Six dolphins jumped from the sea.
He asked me kindly not to tell.
They grew legs and danced with glee.

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Categories: dance,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Ko Olina Place of Joy
Picture a tropical paradise - faraway
Colorful leis of fresh fragrant flowers
Worn by  hula dancers that sway
Sandy beaches and leisure filled hours
Soft waving palms on...

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Categories: happiness, inspiration, race,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Jonson's Ghost
The inn had gone to waste: I’d sold it off in haste.
Awaking in the gloom, as orbs lit up the room,
I recognised the ghost of...

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© Jack Horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Happy New Year
At midnight, surrounded by those who are dear,
     Countdown is over; champagne has been chilled 

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Categories: new year,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
A Reason To Live
The flower opens its chalice
Of tender petals to the sun
Pleasant object of the bee's fun
Making sweet honey in this bliss
Each to know what life brings,...

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Categories: education, inspirational, nature
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Where Mother Nature Sunbathes
Mother Nature stretches across a floor

wearing stones and beads of sand. Placidly

she warms herself beneath the sun where shore

meets the shining waters of azure sea,


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Categories: nature,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Rain Dance
On a crisp autumn afternoon,
Much to my stunned delight,
Storms clouds morph into monsoon
With jagged spears of light
And thunder cracks of doom.

Dancing in the storm’s eye

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© Miss Sassy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, dance, nature, prayer,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
A Prelude
Shy is the February sun
 Above the frazzled fatherland
 However hearts are not undone
 Giving instead a warmer brand
 Holding one closer under the sun.

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Categories: love,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Last Night's Secret
A sudden darkness veiled the world below.
Luna was defused by a shadowed sky,
giving cause for Earth to be wrought with woe.
Something strange caused the night...

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Categories: imagination, surreal,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member September
An overture to winter's frosty breath,
  September oft colors my thoughts in gray
  It signals winter's cold and summer's death,
  Casting its...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: seasons,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member My Two-Faced Muse
My muse can sometimes wear a scoundrel’s face.
He flees and hides behind some desert brush,
abandoning me in a barren place
where sweet imagination has no gush!

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Categories: writing,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Her Parting Words
Like a cork bobbing, thrown about
upon the waves by frenzy spurred
my train of thought zoomed in and out,
I tried to focus: last words, slurred,
so near…so...

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Categories: feelings,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member A Rose For a Rose
Pink rose, plucked from its garden of sweet earth,
laid fondly on her grave to venerate
a woman of inestimable worth
on this, her day of birth I...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday, grave, mother, rose,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Love-Anchored Relationship
Reaching down to offer eternal life
the Saviour gave Himself, oh precious gift
midst guilt-condemning sins, awfully rife
drawing me nigh toward heaven uplift
with love's pardon from iniquity...

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Categories: blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Home Is My Beating Heart
I call my apartment (my home) my nest,
with this and that collections and beloved stuff displayed:
Oh, when within my nest I am not stressed,

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Categories: home,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)

Racing thoughts fill my brain,
As if they are tearing up the track.
My head pounds like falling rain,
And my heart is under attack.
Is there anything that...

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© Alice Adam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 9th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)