A Cinquin is an unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, in five lines. It was developed by the Imagist poet, Adelaide Crapsey.
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Snow falling would,
Would cover the evidence.
But the cops are not stupid they–
I wonder when,
They will come to my door,
And take me away and finger print–
In my dresser,
They’ll find something of his,
The gun he carried trying to–
I wouldn’t let–
Him hurt me, not my body.
He injured me with his body first.
I saw him here,
He wanted me again,
So, I picked up his gun and I,
Me away when,
They identify him,
No one knows how he hurt me first.
To prison because he,
Was a monster and I,
Killed him when he tried again, I’ve
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