Twin Cinquains - Snake/Fish Poem by Valsa George

Twin Cinquains - Snake/Fish

Rating: 5.0


SNAKE
Creepy, clammy
Uncoiling, twisting, slithering
Venom in fangs to snap
Reptile


FISH
Finny, scaly
Streamlined to fare
In waters deep n' dreary
Aquatic

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Geetha Jayakumar 01 August 2013

Classy poem..Loved reading it...Good write..

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Dinesan Madathil 01 August 2013

Your Cinquain on the snake is realistic. But you say about the fish living in the waters deep and dreary. It is not perhaps so.... I have read somewhere that fish lives a better life in spite of the threat to life from its bigger peers. They live an adventurous life that cannot be dreary like that of a snake.

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Heather Wilkins 01 August 2013

both cinquains are well thought out and written enjoyed

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Danny Draper 01 August 2013

A good write I am not so skilled at this type of poem, great job.

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Tirupathi Chandrupatla 01 August 2013

I see Dinesh Nairs's point. I think deep waters are CALM. Depth may feel dreary to us but for fish it's their natural environment. Beautifully rendered poem.

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Turtle lover234 02 July 2019

I like turtles

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Kumarmani Mahakul 25 August 2018

Both cinquains are interesting and meaningful. Well penned. Thanks for sharing.

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Narayana Aghalaya 20 March 2018

I am now introduced to cinquains- I will try my cinquain after enjoying first and studying later, your cinquains. it looks as though you are telling 'meet Mr.Snake' 'meet Mr.Fish! '. Thanks for sharing.

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David Wood 03 August 2013

I like the contrast betwen the two. A great poem.

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Diane Hine 03 August 2013

The sort of poem that's great to read aloud!

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