Cinquain was invented in America and is based on the Haiku. It is an non-rhyming poem of 22 syllables distributed as 2,4,6,8,2 in 5 lines.
|line 1 - title/noun (2 syllables)
line 2 - description (4 syllables)
line 3 - action (6 syllables)
line 4 - phrase that describes a feeling (8 syllables)
line 5 - synonym for the title (2 syllables)
stones lift up a huge slab
ancient whispers frozen in rock