Posted in Cinqku collection love and death Posted on November 4, 2012 by Sharmishtha Basu Sharmishtha basu 7.10.12 • The Cinqku is: 1. a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines. 2. syllabic. A strict syllable count of 2-3-4-6-2 syllables per line. 3. composed with a turn or surprise in L4 or L5. 4. untitled.