A Rosy Vision – Butterfly Cinquain
Hello, I am writing this Butterfly Cinquain for the #TankaTuesday Poetry Challenge No. 257. The challenge is to write an ekphrastic poem for the below image:
So, here’s my cinquain:
is her thinking
She dreams of a vision-
comfortable, rosy, and free
the chains that bind her to the cage
she dreams of far-flung lands
where freedom is
©Kavya Janani. U
The Butterfly Cinquain is a 9-line poem that extends the traditional cinquain form. The syllable pattern is 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2. To know more about this form, click here.
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