#Cinquain Poetry: Reach Your Destination with Maps

Really like this, Marsha!

Marsha Ingrao - Always Write

#OneWordChallenge – nothing

Examining the Topic

We take maps for granted – shame on us. Many of us barely remember how to read a map. We follow along with our car on the dashboard which is always going straight up, no matter what the direction. We check out a location on the map by spinning our cursor so that we can go on a virtual tour which includes street names imprinted on the roads.

Wiki how

Writing the Poem

Who knew there were so many styles of syllabic Japanese poetry? Even though I gave a cursory nod to cinquain and haiku poetry when I taught fourth grade, all I remember is that haikus had something to do with nature.

There’s more to it. Some forms work well with emotions, some with nature. I can’t keep them all straight in my mind.

When I saw Tuesday’s prompt of “Maps,” I panicked…

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