OK, I’ll get to Tarzan in a moment!
An American Cinquain – invented by Adelaide Crapsey – is a short poem of 5 lines with a syllabic pattern of 2-4-6-8-2.
[Source: 2010 Poet’s Market listing for Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, p. 72].
Here’s my initial effort:
Tarzan / wasn’t seeking / a wife; he was seeking / a swinging good time and a hot / prime mate.
About Andrew Shattuck McBride
I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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OMGosh!Too funny Andy! Loved it!
Have a swinging good time yourself!
Hi Carolyn, LOL!
Thank you for your comments. I’m glad you enjoyed it!
This was a morale booster poem for me – one to make me laugh.
All the best, Andy