Treasure Island

Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

Twin Cinquains - Birds/Animals


BIRDS
Wise as an owl
Humble as the dove
Graceful as an eagle
Swift like the sparrow

ANIMALS
Bold as a lion
Fast like the cougar
Ferocious as a bear
Cunning as the hyena

Submitted: Monday, September 09, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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  • Yash Shinde (4/4/2014 10:16:00 AM)

    .its good to observe animals, as in many aspects they are better than we are............a true to bring out such qualities.bien (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (10/4/2013 5:27:00 PM)

    True words to describe our fellow animals and the qualities we see in them and in turn in ourselves. (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (9/28/2013 2:53:00 AM)

    Lovely picture -writing of human characters on the cinque - so many faces in one entity.....humble vs ferocious / wise vs. cunning...... love it. (Report) Reply

  • Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (9/24/2013 11:31:00 AM)

    Good read.....But it is not clear to me what you wished to convey to the reader through the cinquains. Perhaps I missed the point.... (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/10/2013 11:28:00 PM)

    So, within the compact frame of Cinquains, you have summarized all cardinal and common traits of birds and animals alike... Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

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