05 November 2013

Cinema Cinquains, Four

I have again fallen behind in my movie reviews! This time, I catch up with a different form of structured verse, the cinquain. Five lines of two, four, six, eight and two syllables, respectively. I remember writing one of these in my grade twelve English class...a few years ago, that must have been.

Up there
is a shiny city
that the filthy dare not dream of.

I can’t
decide which sad
life I disliked the most.
No wasted compassion means no
tear drops.

little girls get
victimized. Which will win,
homespun “justice” or the real law?

A time,
desperate time,
where initiative will
get you further than the science.
Just live!

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