A cinquain is a type of poetry like the haiku in which it is limited to a number of lines which is five. The definition of the word cinquain is verse with five lines. The word cinquain is comes from a french word that means five. Also it is like the haiku because of the syllable rule it has. The syllable rule goes like 1, 2, 3, 4, and 1 or 2, 4, 6, 8, 2. There is others ways to write cinquains than this. This is facts about the cinquains and how they work.
Constructing, Evolving, Emerging
Wondrous gift of nature
By Dawn Slanker