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This poem was written for a
contest on FanStory.com.  The
requirement was that it must
be in cinquain format - 1 word,
2 words, 3 words, 4 words,
then 1 word.

Each verse had to follow that
same format.

Artistic
by Xander Riley

Solitude
Peaceful, serene
Loneliness by choice
Mental clarity, focus, creativity
Artist

Painting
Canvas, easel
Colors mixing, swirling
Mountain lake in spring
Artwork

Writing
Spiral notebook
Characters, plot, dialogue
Lovers on the run
Novel

Singing
Karaoke machine
Notes without lyrics
Recording your own song
Music

Sketching
Charcoal, Onionskin
Keeping the perspective
Landscape is taking shape
Drawing

Eccentric
Often misunderstood
Imagination running wild
Struggling for a living
Artist

© Copyright 2008 Xander Riley
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