Quintain Poems - Below
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Autumn Categories: quintain, autumn, Form: Quintain (English)
Autumn arrives, its breath a cool breeze.
Birds forming echelons travel the sky.
Sunlight bedazzles the bright leaves of trees.
Poets like me may be prone to sigh,
wistfully bidding the summer goodbye.
Aug. 24, 2019
Contest: Writing Challenge 3, August 2019- Five Lines- Poetry...Read More
By Gum Categories: quintain, character, environment, identity, Form: Quintain (English)
I come from a land barren, rugged and spacious,
Of little rain,
Its population pugnacious,
Superstitious and vain,
Devoid of refinement, and reckoned insane.
Writing Challenge 3
Dear Heart...Read More
Dakota Contest Categories: quintain, devotion, dog, farewell, love, Form: Quintain (English)
I was alone until I brought you home,
Just a pup who loved to chew on my shoes.
You've given me the sweetest love I've known.
Blue husky eyes keep vigil when I snooze,
Your gay devotion keeps me from the blues.
The years...Read More
You see our hearts Categories: quintain, faith, forgiveness, god, prayer, Form: Quintain (English)
Direct to You our prayers are sent
From we who sin, from we who fall
O Lord, you've asked us to repent...
You surely hear us when we call
You see our hearts ~ Forgive us all
Does He Listen Categories: quintain, care, god, prayer, Form: Quintain (English)
Does He listen when we pray
I'm ready for my soul to bare
Should I be careful what I say
I fold my hands in heartfelt prayer
~ As I wonder if He's there
Asteria - Contest Categories: quintain, beauty, dream, fantasy, metaphor, sky, stars, universe, Form: Quintain (English)
Have you not seen the keeper of my dreams?
The moon of wishes combs her chestnut hair,
And bounding from the brightest of its beams,
Hope Categories: quintain, hope, Form: Quintain (English)
In time of plight I seek for you,
When rivers freeze and left are few,
While sorrow strikes, among the meek,
O’er the winds, and under the creeks,
It is you, who I wish to seek.
Mirth adorned in your shape,
Blame Shame - contest Categories: quintain, change, character, deep, humanity, introspection, life, meaningful, Form: Quintain (English)
The heck with right and wrong when summed for blame
to tightly shackle fault as someone’s chain
that rattles useless, guilt linked clinks of shame.
As humans, imperfections steer each brain.
All people ride the mortal erring train.
Mistakes are not hot sparks for dramas...Read More
QUALITIES OF LIFE Categories: quintain, analogy, anti bullying, character, confidence, courage, endurance, Form: Quintain (English)
A mute voice challenge not, less confusion,
Blind perceive their course for their path is set,
A cripple waywardness is known to them,
The amputee, depth is stored in their breadth,
Frame trait, sex gland, gender--human, not threat.
English Quintain Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Janice...Read More
I and I Alone Contest Categories: quintain, emotions, lost love, self, Form: Quintain (English)
I and I alone
Know the pain of loss
Scorned by heart of stone
My love she did toss
Now I bear that cross
Foolish, selfish, boy
With egoistic tone
Ludicrous your tome
I and I alone
August 14, 2019...Read More
Song of Thunder - Contest Categories: quintain, grief, recovery from, sky, storm, Form: Quintain (English)
sing to me tonight, flush song of thunder
layered darkness soothing stark desert grief
lift my wounded eyes, save me with wonder
kiss me with rain, lend me sorrow's relief
sing to me, til I see, lightning's belief
for 'English Quintain' contest
sponsor: Janice Canerdy
THIS YEAR - English Quintain Categories: quintain, emotions, Form: Quintain (English)
This is the year I shall have love divine
My heart from sin will be set free
I will abolish vices especially wine
My heart I shall only offer it to she
The wife, who gave me children one two three.
Human hearts cleave...Read More
Next Week I'm Turning Sensible - Contest Categories: quintain, fun, life, Form: Quintain (English)
“Next week I’m turning sensible!” she squeals,
“I’ll chat through home improvements without fear
with builders! I will plan my weekly meals
and exercise! My worktops will be clear,
my do-list will be done - and disappear!
I’ll keep things folded! I will have a...Read More
Wake Up to Summer Categories: quintain, nature, summer, Form: Quintain (English)
Present sanctified flora and fauna
Wake Summer's ageless beauty golden claim.
Prospector's hunt for its sweet wet mana
Quite slowly from bloom one went and one came.
The distant rustling and wild rant made tame.
Steed - English Quintain Contest Categories: quintain, animal, beauty, horse, Form: Quintain (English)
Sweltering sun on his beaded sweat
His iron hoofs hammered the dry parched grass
Native winds did part his black mane offset
Heaving nostrils breathing fire flaring past
Wild spirits burst in his running heart unsurpassed
Sinew and stamina pulsed in perfect time
Galloping veins popping...Read More
'OUCH IT HURTS'- Collaboration Categories: quintain, silly, Form: Quintain (English)
Once, a girl in my tip-top prime was I,
not much sleep needed after a lullaby-
contoured figure with toned legs and buns,
gym at 6am just to show off my guns.
Now morns are as rough as a sty in my eye.
Rising early...Read More
A Voice Is Heard - Contest Categories: quintain, 11th grade, bible, destiny, Form: Quintain (English)
A message - doom for people uninsured,
the ancient mentor, Jeremiah spoke.
For forty years he forcefully endured
rejection every day, pariah's yoke.
The weeping prophet cried to heedless folk.
While God's own nation full of doubt and fears
had heard the somber message whereupon
STARRY SKY CONTEST Categories: quintain, 12th grade, appreciation, sky, stars, Form: Quintain (English)
Stars shine, glitter, sparkle, twinkle.
Polkas on turquoise tapestry
Sapphire polkas periwinkle.
Cumulus clouds to get entry.
Enjoying a Summer Rain - CONTEST Categories: quintain, rain, romantic, summer, Form: Quintain (English)
A summer rain falls gently from the sky,
and settles softly on the meadow green
refreshing mother earth and beautify
the countryside with happiness unseen,
while love and nature joyfully convene.
As you...Read More
VICTORY IN CHRIST Categories: quintain, appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion, faith, god, spiritual, Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Christ’s triumph* at Calvary saved my soul
Smote Golgotha’s sting, shouting victory
Vanquished grave and hell, gracious divine goal
Granting me everlasting life’s glory...
Now, exemplifies faithful servant-role.
*2Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ…
August 7, 2019
TRIUMPH IN EVERY ENDEAVOR CONTEST Categories: quintain, blessing, christian, devotion, faith, god, jesus, spiritual, Form: Quintain (English)
Verily fulfilling my utmost best…
Such makes me triumphant along life’s race
For God blesses sincere diligent zest
Indeed, I trust* His empowering grace
Driving performance, upholding faith-brace.
Thus, I pray that in every assignment…
Be it home chore or contest endeavor
May the Lord see my...Read More
Nightmare Categories: quintain, evil, fantasy, night, prayer, Form: Quintain (English)
Before I go to sleep at night,
As soon as I have brushed my hair,
I reach up and turn out the light,
Hoping I will not have nightmares
From some demonic fancy's flight.
I do not wish to wake in fright,
Still seeing some demented...Read More
Greyhound After Midnight - CONTEST Categories: quintain, travel, Form: Quintain (English)
(saw a mistake with a rhyme and just now revised this)
I’m on a Greyhound bus – six hours till dawn
It’s late and dark. I think that I must be
the only passenger whose light is on.
I’ll keep that tiny light trained...Read More
ROSES - CONTEST Categories: quintain, flower, mothers day, Form: Quintain (English)
Sweet roses bloom on Mother’s day
I’ll cut a bouquet for my mum’s room
She breathes their scent, I hear her say
‘I just adore their sweet perfume,
such vibrant colours lift the gloom’
English Quintain Poetry Contest
Sponsored By Janice Canerdy
FICTIONAL POEM FOR CONTEST...Read More
HEAVENLY VOWS Categories: quintain, devotion, inspirational love, Form: Quintain (English)
Speak my name, learn me through deep ways...
Bring horizons which enthrall
while blossoms twirl as night sashays
to enchant our flamed spirit's call
that time, in slow-hour dance obeys.
When seasons reap a love's harvest
Let’s wander among clustered leaves;
fallen gold...Read More