Have a look at this cinquain poem by Khaled, a student at the University of Oregon:
Nature by Khaled
Nature Beautiful, pure Refreshing, enjoying, relaxing Nature is healthy. Fun
A cinquain is a 5-line poem.
Let’s identify the structure of the poem by having a look at its parts of speech. Match these parts of speech to the 5 lines in the poem:
a) 2 adjectives. They describe the noun in line 1.
b) 1 short, complete sentence about the noun in line 1.
c) 1 noun. This is a synonym for the noun in line 1.
d) 1 noun. This is the topic or theme of the poem.
e) 3 gerunds (verb + ing). They describe the noun in line 1.
River by Miki
River Clear, wonderful Slapping, whirling, flowing The river is cold. Water
Dove by Min
Dove Active, free Flying, sitting, crying A dove is free. Bird