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A Tautogram Cinquain

By Lena BorondiaPublished 6 months ago Updated 6 months ago 1 min read
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Prostrate,

praying, pleading.

Perpetual penance.

Permanent pollution postpones—

Pardon.

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Art & Words ©Lena Folkert, 2023. All rights reserved.

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The above poem is a Tautogram in the form of a Cinquain, a 5-line poem that has a set syllable count per line: 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 2

Cover art created using Dream by Wombo Ai

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About the Creator

Lena Borondia

Alaskan Grown Freelance Writer 🤍 Lover of Prose

Former Deckhand & Barista 🤍 Always a Pleaser & Eggshell-Walker

Lifelong Animal Lover & Whisperer 🤍 Ever the Student & Seeker

Traveler 🤍 Dreamer 🤍 Wanderer

Happily Lost 🤍 Luckily in Love

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  • Caroline Jane6 months ago

    Beautiful words. Sensational picture.

  • Mariann Carroll6 months ago

    Excellent , Wow awesome 🥰

  • Great entry for the challenge and probably a Top Story 💖

  • Babs Iverson6 months ago

    Lovely!!!💖💖💕

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