Cinquain. A Crapsey cinquain. Remeber it’s one of the syllabic poetry forms I mentioned in last week’s post. The Crapsey cinquain was developed by a woman named Adelaide Crapsey, an American poet. As per its name, the cinquain has five lines. The Crapsey cinquain follows a strict syllabic form: Line 1 – 2 syllables Line […]Continue reading
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Are You a Poet? Do You Know It?
There’s an old joke that says, “I’m a poet and didn’t know it. You can tell by my feet. They’re Longfellows.” I got started on my writing journey with poetry. I wrote my first poem in high school. In tenth grade English, we had to keep a journal. I wrote my first poem there. I […]Continue reading