The Lost Boy

the boy
lost on the path
he knows not what is best
yet feels the pain of his choices
my son

Cinquain: Cinquain is a short, usually 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. Another form, sometimes used by school teachers to teach grammar, is as follows: Line 1: NounLine 2: Description of NounLine 3: ActionLine 4: Feeling or Effect Line 5: Synonym of the initial noun. Example:
angels
kind beyond words
they protect and forgive
and make feelings of blissfulness
cherubim
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