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Writing A Cinquain Poem

Grade 5
Aug 27, 2022

What is a Cinquain poem?  

It is a poem that makes use of the five-line pattern.  

It is a collection of vocabulary of all parts of speech. 

There are three patterns in making a cinquain poem Let us learn two patterns out of them.  


Line-1 – One word 

Line-2 – Two words 


Line-3 – Three words 

Line-4 – Four words 

Line-5 – One word 


Line 1 – One word – Noun – Ice cream 

Line-2 – Two words- Adjectives- Cool, Creamy 


Line-3 – Three words- Action words- eating, squeezing, licking 

Line-4 – Four words- Make me feel happy  

Line-5 – One word- Ice cream 


 Let us take one more example 

Line-1 – One word – Noun – Spider 

Line-2 – Two words- Adjectives- Fast and Small 

Line-3 – Three words- Action words- Jumping, hunting, spinning 

Line-4 – Four words- Eight-legged wonderful creature   

Line-5 – One word- Spiders 


Line-1 – Noun 

Line-2 – Two adjectives 

Line-3 – Three doing words 

Line-4 – Another phrase for the noun 

Line-5 – Another word for the Noun 


Line -1 – Noun- Parrot 

Line-2 – Two adjectives- Green and Beautiful 

Line-3 – Three doing words- Flying, Chirping, Flattering  

Line-4 – Another phrase for noun- All Parrot’s chirp on the trees  

Line-5 – Another Noun – Bird 


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