November 14, 2014

A Painting: Cinquain

If I,
be a painter,
I’ll paint you happiness,
azalea, iris, orchids and
roses,
smiling ,
at every day.
A perfect painting, with,
a desire to paint you, only,
If I.........
Cinquain:5 lines progressing, 2 syl's, 4 syl's,6 syl's, 8 syl's then back to 2 syl's. Same goes for subsequent stanzas. Last line ending as the first line in case of more than one stanza.



24 comments:

  1. painting happiness is a good thing... with brushes and words... smiles

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  2. If only we could do so many things..nice...

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  3. I love the poem, but love the painting even more! It is quite marvelous!

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  4. Word smithing is always an active participation in the art of loving life; sweet words like yours, cloaked in cinquain are a welcome breath of fresh air; nice job.

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  5. This poem of yours brought a big smile to my face.

    I love it so much. :) Thank you for you writing this amazing piece. :)

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  6. I haven't played with this form in a long time--nicely executed.

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  7. Painting you has to be with the right hue.. really a very joyous poem..

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  8. so would like to paint... thanks for your happiness painting

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  9. Awesome close of this. Love the way the poem is left hanging - almost unfinished. I suspect painters are seldom convinced that their work is entirely finished and there is nothing left to add.

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  10. You really did make me smile. This is lovely. What a pleasant, happy blog to visit. I adore your font.

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  11. This makes my heart sing, Vandana.

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  12. beautiful thoughts...if only....sigh

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  13. even the shape of the words is art :)

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  14. You do so paint with words :)

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  15. I like it.

    Thanks for coming by.

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  16. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be able to paint happiness? Love the colors, too.

    janet

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  17. Colors always make me smile.. Lovely write Vandana! :)

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