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|Examples (poem with 2-, 4-, 6-, 8-, and 2-syllable lines)|
cinquain (plural cinquains)
- A five line poetic form which consists of 2, 4, 6, 8 then 2 syllables.
- A five line poetic form which consists of 1 noun, 2 adjectives, 3 actions, 4 feeling words, then 1 noun that is the same as top noun