Mouth of the Russian River as seen from Red Hill, Sonoma County Coast in December, 2009
Our Mother Earth.
Holding us in such grace
We think Her patience will never
(A Cinquain is a 5 line poetic form inspired by Haiku and Tanka but adapted to English by by the American poet Adelaide Crapsey. Cinquain poetry has achieved a following over the years. In its basic form, a Cinquain's five lines display a syllabic count of 2-4-6-8-2.