A lanterne is a five line quintain verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one. Each line able to stand on its own, and the poem may or may not have a title which sometimes forms an integral part as a ‘sixth line’.
brown, or white–
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So, what I thought was NOT a Cinquain (edited & posted below), might just be a Lanterne instead. Hmmm, fodder for thought.
I’ll try to write,
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