The Very Best Word

My first effort to write like a 19th-century poet named Adelaide

Katharine Valentino

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A cinquain, in poetry, is five unrhymed lines in a 2–4–6–8–2 pattern. There are several variations. The one I found first, and which guides my writing in this form, is this one:

  • Line 1 is a noun with two syllables.
  • Line 2 is two adjectives with a combined four syllables…

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Katharine Valentino

Still trying for the words to help us do and feel good things. Owner of Free Amazon Reviews for Your Featured Book. Writer of memoir and political issues.