Electrician (sample tanka and cinquain)


an electrician / resists shadows / with light and ohms /and always seeks / enlightenment


seeking / enlightenment / an electrician fights / short circuits and shadows with ohms / and light

Notes: a tanka is a five line poem of usually 31 or less syllables. A cinquain is a five line poem with a 2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 2 syllable structure.

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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2 Responses to Electrician (sample tanka and cinquain)

  1. Ha! I like the Tanka best, but they’re both cute!

    Write on!

  2. LOL

    Thank you Carolyn!

    Inspired silliness? Please enlighten me…. Best, Andy

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