Drought (Didactic Cinquain)

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drought

Somalian, famished

thirsting, starving, dying

children suffer in poverty

dearth.

©  2014 Liza Morales

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-22380352
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Didactic Cinquain:

*first line is a one-word title (subject of the poem)
*second line is a pair of adjectives describing the title
*third line has three words (gerunds), providing more info on subject
*fourth line  has four words describing feelings related to subject
*fifth line is a single-word synonym or reference to line one

[this form of poetry works with words, not syllables]

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