safely nestled,

strong arms. Ribbons wrapped round

smooth hips. Wriggles, softly purring,

she’s his.

His. She’s

purring softly. Wriggles hips; smooth,

round. Wrapped ribbons; arms strong.

Nestled, safely


~ This is a mirror cinquain:a normal cinquain, followed by an inverted one: 2-4-6-8-2 | 2-8-6-4-2except this one has a twist – the words are completely mirrored as well.



Filed under Cinquain, Mirror Cinquain

6 responses to “Kitty

  1. this is so beautifully done!! and i love the mirroring. it twists in such a lovely manner!

  2. Thanks Bernie and Liliana. This was my first attempt at a mirror cinquain. I tend to prefer free verse over form but this was fun.

  3. Nice!
    love cinquain.
    this one is very impressive.

  4. I love cinquains 🙂 this is uhm, yes nice work! 🙂

  5. Becky Kilsby

    It feels like you really were having fun with this form….the mirroring is seductively done….you’ve inspired me to try one..thanks Carys…

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