Tuesday, December 25, 2007

A CINQUAIN POEM


A cinquain poem is a five-line poem that is diamond-shaped. Start with a theme word (noun) and then use the pattern 1 noun, 2 adjectives, 3 gerunds, 1 full sentence, and finally a synonym for the first noun.
Here is an example starting with the theme word SNOW
.....................Snow.........................
.................Cold, white...................
......Falling, freezing, numbing....
.......It chills fingers and toes......
.....................Ice............................


Instructions: Write a cinquain poem based on one of the three following themes:
CHRISTMAS, HANUKKAH, SANTA CLAUSE, REINDEER, MENORAH or NEW YEAR.

9 comments:

Tammy said...

...........Christmas.............
.........Bright, joyful............
..Family, peaceful, exciting.......
....Children opening presents......
.............Noel..................

BLowen said...

Santa Claus
Generous, cheerful
Giving, laughing, winking
Joy of children
Kis Kringle

Margaret said...

...........Christmas...............
.........Festive, Joyous...........
...Carolling, Worshiping, Giving...
..Celebrating the birth of Christ..
.............Holiday...............

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy, Brenda, and Margaret: Your creativity is impressive--well done!

Amanda said...

Christmas
Merry, Green
Gathering, Carolling, Decorating
Time with family and friends
Noel

Veronica Baig said...

Amanda: Very nice:-)

JacquieCar said...

...........Reindeer.........
........fervent, agile......
...dashing, prancing, pulling...
..Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve..
............Rudolph.............

Irena said...

New Year

Joyous, happy

Beginning, ending, resolving

A fresh start for everyone,

Nova Godina

Veronica Baig said...

Jacquie and Irena: Excellent--very imaginative.