In Truth! your smile…
It tells me gently – come and stay,
Ever a guile,
Troubles o’ mine your lips allay
Soft and sweet! Tastes like someday
Nam Nguyen 2016
It follows a rough pattern – doesn’t necessarily have to rhyme. It’s more about the meter, following a loose five-line verse.
Line 1: Four syllables
Line 2: Eight syllables
Line 3: Four syllables
Line 4: Eight syllables
Line 5: Eight syllables
It’s simple and it’s really sweet! I’d encourage you all to attempt the Cinquain.
Choose an aspect of your life, live it and love it. Memories are passing, writing is immortal.
What better way to honour it but to make it eternal?
Explore your fiction.
And love your reality.