A Cinquain

A cinquain poem is a verse of five lines that do not rhyme. The cinquain poem was created by American poet, Adelaide Crapsey (1878–1914).

Each line has a set number of syllables:

Line 1: 2 syllables
Line 2: 4 syllables
Line 3: 6 syllables
Line 4: 8 syllables
Line 5: 2 syllables

This is my first cinquain!

 

Quarter-life Crisis

Twenties.

They know nothing.

The joys, not guaranteed,

You are left with just what you build.

Use it.

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