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Flex zone

  • Published at 05:29 pm June 19th, 2016
Flex zone

A popular variation is the “didactic cinquain.” The first line is a one-word title, the subject of the poem; the second line is a pair of adjectives describing that title; the third line is a three-word phrase that gives more information about the subject; the fourth line consists of four words describing feelings related to that subject; and the fifth line is a single word synonym or other reference for the subject from line one.

Wikipedia provides a handy example:

Snow

Silent, white

Dancing, falling, drifting

Covering everything it touches

Blanket

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