tumbling, whistling, pranking
never had a mother
Stowe ends chapter XX with this sentence about Topsy: “She is fairly introduced into our corps de ballet, and will figure, from time to time, in her turn, with other performers.”
Would you like to write your own cinquain about one of the “other performers” in
Uncle Tom’s Cabin?
Here’s a simple version of the five-line poem.
three -ing words
four word phrase or sentence
one word referring back to the title
Go ahead. Write one. You wouldn’t want Miss Ophelia to accuse you of being shiftless.