My first attempt at Cinquain. Comments and reviews are welcome.
against odds with
a smile holding virtues
make one a champion of all
trying falling rising
never giving up confidence
From Poet’s Desk:
A Cinquain is a five-lined one stanza poem usually unrhythmic and consisting of 22 syllables (2-4-6-8-2). It was developed by Adelaide Crapsey. The first one written in the form developed by her.
The second one has been written as teachers often write to teach grammar to children. This one has the same syllabic structure with a format:
Line 1: Noun
Line 2: Description of Noun (2 vivid Adjectives describing the Noun)
Line 3: Action (“ing” suffixed action Verbs describing the Noun)
Line 4: Feeling or Effect (phrase that captures the feel or effect of the Noun)
Line 5: Synonym of the initial Noun
Sources: Wikipedia, Shadow Poetry & WriteShop
Daily Prompt: Champion (Victor, Winner)