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Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Cracked Heart: A Cinquain (Letters from the Soul #3)


Lost dreams
Grim new moon night
Dawn of new beginnings;
Light enters the heart only through
The crack.

© Purba Chakraborty 
03.04.2018



Note: This is a Cinquain. A cinquain poem is a verse of 5 lines that do not rhyme. The 5 lines follow the syllable count: 2-4-6-8-2. It was created by Adelaide Crapsey, an American poet.




18 comments:

  1. Hari OM
    Oh, this is a new form to me - and I love it and how you used it! That little chink is so necessary to let the warmth spread again. YAM xx

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  2. Hadn't heard of this form before. I loved how you used it.

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  3. Wow ... lovely poem. This is the first time I've heard of the cinquain poem. Going to explore it more.

    All the best for the upcoming #BlogchatterA2Z days

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  4. I never heard of a cinquain poetry form. This is wonderful. You could drop by to read https://sukrisblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/03/childlike-or-childish

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  5. It is most important that that little crack exists. Nicely done Cinquain.

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  6. Wow, learnt a new form of poetry just now. Good one Purba!

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  7. Nice poem, Purba. Agree that when the heart is cracked, all one needs is a ray of light and hope to progress.

    https://www.rohankachalia.com/2018/04/cleansed-day-3-a-to-z-challenge/

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  8. I know you write so well, I didnt know about that Cinquain.. thanks for sharing

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  9. Wow! loved the style of the poem. And the poem is beautiful indeed.

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  10. This is beautiful :) So much depth put in few lines. Very nicely done :)

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  11. Wow. Cinquain. I even love how the word sounds. Didn't know of such a thing. Cool! :) Nicely done! Good luck for the rest of the challenge

    Deepa
    2018: A-Z

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  12. I am visiting your blog for the first time finding you on the #Challenge participant list. Delighted to find your A, B, C poems. though I write fiction, I read and love poetry and congratulate you on these first 3 offerings. A perfect theme for you on a good looking template presentation that is eay to read and navigate. Thanks. I can't imagine you don't love books and BOOKSTORES...my theme this year. Hope you have your posts all lined up so you can come and visit the bookstores I am featuring, their architecture, location, and the great people who sell books. I'll be back. Stephenyhoughtlin.com

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  13. Very nice! I, too, had never heard of the cinquain form before now. Thank you for sharing!

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  14. Brilliantly said, Purba, that there's no happiness without sorrow.

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  15. So lovely, this is. Beautifully written!

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