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Cinquain Poems

Cinquain Poems are a simple form of poetry that follow a specific pattern. The words you choose and the shape they make on the paper are an important part of the writing. 

 

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(One two syllable word usually the topic)

 

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(four syllables describing the subject)

 

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(six syllables showing action)

 

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(eight syllables describing a feeling or observation)

 

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(two syllables describing or renaming the subject)

 

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