How I Spent My Sunday Morning — 3 Cinquains

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A Cinquain is a 5-line poem that can follow several different patterns. Here are three using different formulas.

Guess how I spent my Sunday morning?

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Cinquain #1: One word, two words, three words, four words, one word —

Crash!
[Closed door]
Are you hurt?
Can you stand up?

Assistance

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Cinquain #2: 2 syllables, 4 syllables, 6 syllables, 8 syllables, 2 syllables —

A fall
On the tiled floor
Bathrooms are dangerous
Spiders are nothing to finding
Man down

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Cinquain #3: noun, two adjectives, three -ing words, a phrase, another word for the noun —

Balance
Stable, unstable
Standing, moving, falling
(the perils of) Newton’s Law of Gravity
Counterbalance

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