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Monthly Prompt №5.2: August — introducing the cinquain

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Background

The modern form, known as American Cinquain inspired by Japanese haiku and tanka, is akin in spirit to that of the Imagists. In her 1915 collection titled Verse, published a year after her death, Adelaide Crapsey included 28 cinquains…

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