Weekend Writing Prompt #45 – Spring


Weekend Writing Prompt #45 – Spring

Thank you, Sammi Cox, for the prompt – Spring

Challenge: Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below.

This weekend, the prose and poetry challenges are linked:

Prose Challenge – Write a story in no more than 100 words that include the following words:

  • spring
  • blossom
  • bud
  • nature
  • bloom

Poetry Challenge – Write a poem in no more than 10 lines that include the same words in the list above.

Spring Mirror Cinquain

Fresh air
bright healthy bud
nature is so perfect
we all love spring, rich colored bloom
we all love spring, rich colored bloom
nature is so perfect
bright healthy bud
fresh air.

Cinquain is a 5-line poem (quintet) with a set line length of 2-4-6-8-2 syllables.

Mirror Cinquain, then, is a 10-line poem (decastich) made up of two Cinquains, where the second is reversed, forming a mirror image of the first. Syllabic count: 2-4-6-8-2-2-8-6-4-2, Rhyme is optional.

Written for Weekend Writing Prompt #45 Spring


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