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Quintain (Sicilian) Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
WISDOM OF THE LORD Beata Agustin Quintain (Sicilian) blessing, christian, faith, god,
When With Your Beauty, I Hear Angel's Sing - Valentine's Collection Vladislav Raven Quintain (Sicilian) desire, dream, joy, love,
TRUST THE OMNIPOTENT GOD Beata Agustin Quintain (Sicilian) appreciation, devotion, faith, god,
Eagles Culture Joshua Madubuike Quintain (Sicilian) growth, soulmate, sunset, youth,
Premium Member Poem Footsteps From Behind John Gondolf Quintain (Sicilian) death, destiny, fate,
Morning Daniel Miltz Quintain (Sicilian) morning,
Fields Daniel Miltz Quintain (Sicilian) nature,
Our life story, like a zebra for us, Alex Klugman Quintain (Sicilian) life,
Premium Member Poem The Unrequited Love Of Cassini Bernard Chan Quintain (Sicilian) devotion, eulogy, faith, flying,
Lying on the Beach Dean Wood Quintain (Sicilian) beach,
Dare I Alfred Berggren Quintain (Sicilian) romance,
Premium Member Poem My Quiet Time Sandra Haight Quintain (Sicilian) beautiful, silence,
Premium Member Poem Dream Again James Study Quintain (Sicilian) depression, hope, life,
The Naughty Little Puppy Cherie Fleming Quintain (Sicilian) animal, children, cute love,
Premium Member Poem Where Mother Nature Sunbathes Andrea Dietrich Quintain (Sicilian) nature,
Premium Member Poem Determination Route Nayda Ivette Negron Quintain (Sicilian) life,
Rain Dance Miss Sassy Quintain (Sicilian) autumn, dance, nature, prayer,
Premium Member Poem Oh, Sun Andrea Dietrich Quintain (Sicilian) sun, sunset,
Premium Member Poem Charmed Five Lines Metaphors And Simile Envelope Quintet Eve Roper Quintain (Sicilian) love,
Premium Member Poem This year - Scillian D.W. Rodgers Quintain (Sicilian) future, time,
Premium Member Poem You'd Better Not Pout Eileen Manassian Quintain (Sicilian) funny love,
Happy New Year Paul Callus Quintain (Sicilian) new year,
Over Ambition of Human Kamal Raj Dahal Quintain (Sicilian) tribute, war,
No second glance Robyn Thomas Quintain (Sicilian) bullying, dad, death, father,
Premium Member Poem Memories on Branches Joseph May Quintain (Sicilian) nature, seasons,
Tasting Bliss Charles Clive Quintain (Sicilian) passion,
Premium Member Poem Celestial songs Joseph May Quintain (Sicilian) faith,
FINDING JOY Victoria Anderson-Throop Quintain (Sicilian) introspection,
Forsaken Soul Serenaded Stephen Parker Quintain (Sicilian) depression
Premium Member Poem Haste Debbie Guzzi Quintain (Sicilian) faith, fear, introspection, life,
A different scene Caroline Cécile Delacroix Quintain (Sicilian) inspirational, nature, peace,
Forever and a Day Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) dedication, love, day, words,
Enchanted Murder Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) love, sad,
Positive Thinking Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) introspection, philosophy,
Insomniac's Prayer Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) life, night, night, sun,
Homeward Bound Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) faith, love,
Gods and Demons Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) faith,
Mortal Breath Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) death, faith, mystery,
My Little Bird Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) dedication, funeral, love, song,
Brighid's Envoi Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) faith, nature, seasons,
A New Romance Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) faith, nature, seasons,
Vampyric Love Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) fantasy, love, heart, beauty,
The Waiting Game Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) death,
Dreams in the Dark Jemmy Farmer Quintain (Sicilian) love, dream, dream,
A Prelude Caroline Cécile Delacroix Quintain (Sicilian) love,
Barbarians Robert Pettit Quintain (Sicilian) history, people, war,
The air of spring Caroline Cécile Delacroix Quintain (Sicilian) inspirational, uplifting, visionary,
Goodbye and letting go Natasha Thandie Quintain (Sicilian) death, depression, family, loss,
Cowboy Poetry Charles Sides Quintain (Sicilian) cowboy-western, life, drug,
Coffee Jessica Saltzer Quintain (Sicilian) food,

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Brief Definition

A quintain (Sicilian) poem is one written in five lines or one that uses five-line stanzas throughout the piece. In most cases, there are no rules regarding meter or line length. Usually, quintains are written in a specific rhyme sequence that stays consistent throughout the poem.

Different styles of quintains will require that the last word of one line rhymes with the last word of another specific line. For example, when a limerick style quintain is being used the last word of the first line must rhyme with the ending of the second line. The third line must end with a word that rhymes with the last word on the fourth line. Then, the fifth line must end with a word that rhymes with the endings on the first and second lines.

Different rhyming patterns get used depending on what type of quintain is being written. In the Sicilian style quintain, sometimes an iambic pentameter gets used. Sicilian quintains are identified by being written in a specific five-line rhyming sequence. The Sicilian style rhymes the end of the first line with the last words in the third and fifth lines. The last word of the second line rhymes with the ending of the fourth line giving this style of poem a unique rhythm. 

Quintain (Sicilian) Poem Example

Charmed Five Lines Metaphors And Simile Envelope Quintet

Sunset sky was like a fiery red flame wistful touch on her hair with a sigh Warm, sweet smell of cinnamon apple pie A rose in my safe caress. Butterfly heavenly feelings as cupid took aim © 6/22/2015
Contest Name: Five Lines/ Metaphors And Simile Sponsor: Sara Kendrick Envelope Quintet 10 syllables a,b,b,b,a

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