Brewing Storm Cinquain


fly through dark skies
waves unfurl – ashore wind
gusts softly ripple verdant fields

Pat R

This 2nd poem is based on the ‘words’ style: 1-2-3-4-1 pattern of words where the first is a noun, the second two adjectives describing the noun, three and four description, emotion, and the last word a synonym for the first word.


quick, bright

ominous electric energy

scary scorching fiery white


Pat R


For Jane Dougherty Writes a Cinquain with a twist syllable count – 2, 4, 6, 8, 2 and the twist use these words –
fly, lightning, verdant, unfurl, softly