Pond(ering) – Butterfly Cinquain – December 4, 2015

duck-pond

a pond ..
coot a’swimmin
swift as a torpedo
wonderin’ what he finally found
two ducks
quacking, awakened in surprise
they too start a’swimmin
a dragon-fly
.. flies off

G.s.k. ‘15

 

 

A butterfly cinquain is a nine-line syllabic verse of the following pattern:  2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 2 / 8 / 6 / 4 / 2.

Jane Doughery Writes: Poetry challenge #8: Butterfly cinquain

9 thoughts on “Pond(ering) – Butterfly Cinquain – December 4, 2015

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