Unfulfilled fantasy
Hankering deep within the heart
Cheerfully enduring
Finding purpose in the delay
At ease

Copyright © 2018 Abigail Gronway – All Rights Reserved

Sonnetina Cinque
Two quintets, usually in iambic tetrameter or pentameter, but can be any form.
May be rhymed or unrhymed. If rhymed, only 2 rhyming sounds per stanza.
The first quintet presents a question or statement; the second answers the question or counters the statement.

This one is a Double Cinquain.



7 Replies to “Longing”

  1. Really enjoyed this “List Poem”! Loved the whole feeling and sentiment of this poem. I will have to say though that you did “Jolt” me a bit to find “Hankering” in this love poem! Ha! I think you may drive some of our friends from the East to check a dictionary! LOL! – Bravo, My Dear!!

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    1. Good! 🙂 I’m glad you liked it. And consulting a dictionary never hurt anyone. I’ve become best friends with my dictionary lately, as I’m stretching my mind like never before. “Hankering” has become one of my favorite words. And yes, I already knew it, but didn’t use it much. It appears in at least one of my other poems too.


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