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Quotation by Adelaide Crapsey
Three silent things:
The falling snow ... the hour
Before the dawn ... the mouth of one
Adelaide Crapsey (1878–1914), U.S. poet. "Cinquain: Triad."
The "cinquain" was a poetic form, originated by Crapsey, comprising five unrhyming lines of, respectively, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 2 syllables.
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