Ian Biro All work Copyright Andy Sewina (c) 2006 - 2017
One of the finest Oulipian-limited poems I have come across.
Thanks Dave, I'll take that as a compliment!
cinquain + alliteration = uniqueness. a perfect photo to support the cinquain too
Sufferin' succotash Sweet-talker!And the poem is in the shape of a christmas tree, to boot!(I would look up what Oulipian means, but I'm under too many time constraints right now.)
Thanks Totomai, I enjoyed reading your cinquain and looking at your unique photo's!
Hi Philo! You had me going for a moment there Philip!Ouvroir de litterature potentielle!
Your cinquain slips too thanks to the alliteration.Happy New Year to you!(I was up your way over Christmas.)
Watermaid, Happy New Year!I don't know what I'm writing half the time and the rest of the time I haven't got a clue!
A firmly seated cinquain there ;-)Happy New Year from this side of the hills.
Happy New Year Anthony thanks, it's been snowing - just - on this side of the Pennines!
Loved this secret seat!
What fun to have every word start with S! This takes talent! Love it!
Excellent! I had a hard time trying to write something for this picture; I'm impressed with what you did here. I love cinquains--they are so compact and clean.
I didn't read it out loud because... clever use of the prompts and sense of the shoeshine stand. Nice!!
Ha!I think my favorite part is the creation of the new smell word: socky!Super sweet syllables!
Thanks Leonard!Hi Linda, you're too kind!
Hi The Good Typist, Welcome to STG.. It was my first attempt at a cinquain and I did all the S's just to be different. Anyway...
Thanks Sue@Tumblewords, I really enjoyed reading your trio of cinquains today.Hi Angie, glad you liked it I usually just say sweaty!
this was most cool!!! ;)
all those "s" together: neat effect :)
Marvellous alliteration! Have a great creative year 2009!Butterfly Cinquain
Thanks Annamari!Hi Gautami, loved your Butterfly Cinquain!
Cool and slick angle of that red chair. This is not only alliterative, it's a tongue twister! Wish I was retired so I could try all these cool prompts, but reading them is a vicarious joy.Title is great because we don't know who has sat there once we do.especially liked personification "scarlet seat sleeps"smells socky (I caught a whiff here!)
Hi Gel, thanks for the in-depth comment, I hope the socky smell doesn't linger too long!
oh my gosh.. what a great reaction to the photo... i was stumped.. haha... could not help but to smile at the impact of the words, format and everything else inbetween!
Many thanks One More Believer!
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