Purple Dreams 1a

Daring darkness
Intangible thoughts taunt
Skirting flighty edges of dreams

Written in form of a Cinquain.

The traditional Cinquain is based on a syllable count.
line 1 – 2 syllables
line 2 – 4 syllables
line 3 – 6 syllables
line 4 – 8 syllables
line 5 – 2 syllables

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013


About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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3 Responses to Awake

  1. lidipiri says:

    A cinquain! thank you for enlightening me! I was only aware of haikus (which I love).


  2. Misky says:

    Great use of that form. Well done, and lovely poem.


  3. phylor says:

    Left me with powerful images, and the knowledge of a new to me poetry form!


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