‘Tell Me’ – A Crown Cinquain

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Crown Cinquain

Tell me
Pretty maiden
Where have you been hiding
Lost to me all these many years
Now found

Now found
And full of hope
I am able again
To live in bright expectation
Of joy

Of joy
Of coupled love
Rekindling lost passion
Rebirth for my expiring soul
Time heals

Time heals
The wounds of hurt
Complete again with you
Able again to face my world
In peace

In peace
We start again
The slate now wiped clean
The past dissolved in history
Hope lives


This poem has been composed in response to Abigail Gronway’s (‘Dark Side Of The Moon’) CPC Challenge published 12/4/19.  I quote: . . .

The Crown Cinquain

Like the Cinq-Cinquain that we studied last week, the Crown Cinquain, or Cinquain Chain, is also made up of a series of exactly five Crapsey Cinquains. So what’s the difference? I’m glad you asked. The…

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5 responses to “‘Tell Me’ – A Crown Cinquain

  1. A cry for help?
    My first thought was: How many years have past?
    We all change through life, and some of us don’t realize it before it hit us in the face
    and often – much too late!? 🙂

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  2. I get that this person has come from very dark back into the light. It’s a long journey often, but well worth the effort to come back to joy, healing and peace.

    Have a fabulous day, Eugenia. ♥

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  3. The author’s poem was penned in response to a prompt and doesn’t necessarily reflect his personal experience. Thank you for commenting.

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  4. Many thanks for the reblog, Eugenia. Roland.

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