A cinquain is a five line poem that has the following form:
2 syllables, 4 syllables, 6 syllables, 8 syllables, 2 syllables
The author is allowed to add or subtract 1 syllable from the count for each line. I decided for my first one I would follow the purest form of a cinquain.
It’s just a start
Waiting for creation
So when you get to the ending
Best not to leave a crumb of life behind
Else you might miss the best part
Going forward with your escape
Is invigorating and scary
Now embark on your new adventure
Best to keep thinking about the prize
Even if it’s so far away
Given the journey will be a difficult one
Imagine the stories that you will have to tell
Now go out there and ….