Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Of Green Houses and Brown Trees

Hi Internet. I have a bad cold / weak flu.

So I'll be doing Cinquain poetry this week on account of it not killing my brain too badly. Cinquains have five lines, and the first is a word, the second is two describing words, line three is action / -ing words, line four is for expressing "feeling", and line five is one word.

It is a Tuesday, late but still Tuesday, and so I turn to the Magpie. (Magpie 52 of a tree in front of a green house: http://magpietales.blogspot.com/2011/02/mag-52.html)

“A Pale Frame”
tall, mirror-like
opening, closing, clicking
smudged by memories touch

“To Be, Or Not”
soft, fluffy
falling, growing, changing
the world made new

“Funny Meanings”
green, wide
sitting, protecting, nurturing
children of old trees


Reflections said...

Nice, I especially like the last... children of old trees, Houses. Nice personification.

Lucy Westenra said...

Good, within the constraints of this unusual form.

Tess Kincaid said...


Lynn Hamilton Rutherford said...

This was lovely and a perfect magpie for today!!! I love the idea of doing a Cinquain ... nice touch!

Kristen Haskell said...

Children of old trees...sweet

Kristen Haskell said...

P.S. Feel better soon.

Arian said...

green, wide
sitting, protecting, nurturing
children of old trees."

Love this!

Trellissimo said...

I liked the Pale Frame...

Judy Roney said...

You gave this house a history. Well done!

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