Pond(ering) – Butterfly Cinquain

by Georgia

duck pond

 

a pond ..
coot a’swimmin
swift as a torpedo
(wonderin’ what he finally found)
two ducks
(quacking, awakened in surprise)
start off a’swimmin too
a dragon-fly
.. flies off

G.s.k. ‘15

A butterfly cinquain is a nine-line syllabic verse of the following pattern: 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 2 / 8 / 6 / 4 / 2
 

and was introduced to me by Jane Dougherty

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