Category Archives: Cinquain

Awake

Awake Daring darkness Intangible thoughts taunt Skirting flighty edges of dreams Sleepless ______________________________________________ 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 … Continue reading

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Endowment!

Communion Dreams, desires Loving, nurturing, endearing Fast forward 365 days Endowment ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ “Throughout the month of January, MoreLoveLetters.com is collecting love letters through the PO Box for the first ever New Year’s Love Letter Capsule. We are giving you the … Continue reading

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Meditation

Meditation Divine answers Clarifying, Relaxing, Focusing Beneficial daily ritual enjoyed Connected ______________________________________________ For this entry, I followed the pattern for a cinquain: Line 1: one word … (subject or noun) Line 2: two words … describe line 1 Line 3: three … Continue reading

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Reminiscing

Nostalgia Bittersweet images Lulling, jarring, enlightening Come rushing in dreams Reminiscing ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Forgive or Not to Forgive?

Blame Obstructive, loathsome Gnawing, binding, debilitating Gathering negative energy within Stagnant Forgiveness Merciful release Empowering, illuminating, peaceful Freedom for miraculous healing Liberating ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Rainbows

  Rainbows Colorful wonder Sign of hope Inner awakening of enlightenment Spiritual ______________________________________________ “The didactic cinquain is an informal cinquain. It is embraced for its expressive simplicity. There are four ways to write cinquain poems, based on words or syllables, … Continue reading

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Cataracts

Cataracts Means waterfall Shadowy, opaqueness, cloudy An artist worst enemy Foggy Eyesight Precious sense Appreciating, enlightening, illuminating Clearing cataracts’ opaque veil Priceless ______________________________________________ The word “Cataract” derives from the Latin “cataracta” meaning “waterfall”. My 90+ yr. mom, who is an … Continue reading

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♥ Respect ♥

  Respect Healthy Choice Nourishing, supporting, restoring Divinely created irreplaceable being YOU ______________________________________________ For this entry, I followed the pattern for a cinquain, rather than my previous few didactic cinquain creations: Line 1: one word … (subject or noun) Line 2: two … Continue reading

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The Butterfly ∫ 

  Butterfly Evolved energy Flitting, Gliding, Dancing Delicate on my finger Symbolic   ______________________________________________ While gardening yesterday, a butterfly landed on my hand. It seemed to do so with conviction, as it flew from the nectar of flowers directly to … Continue reading

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Cobalt Fields

Bluebonnets Texas pride Photo’s perfect backdrop View painted cobalt fields Stunning     ______________________________________________ With butterfly: Image  Field: Image © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011   POETRY POTLUCK Prompt: Week 34 Theme “Color, Spring and Rainbow”

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Lost Garden

    Weeds Overwhelmed beds Rampant neglect of years Coma’s end is in sight Resilience   ______________________________________________ As a child, I had an aversion to gardening. This antipathy was the direct result of my childhood job of weeding. ACK!!! Why did the children in our … Continue reading

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Earth Medicine Lodge

Lodge Steamy pitchblack Enter to purify Mother Earth’s enveloping womb Renewal ______________________________________________ Image © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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