A poem with one or more stanzas of 5 lines, with a consistent meter, or with no set measure or foot. The rhyming scheme is strictly ababb . There are other forms of quintain and quintet poems, but the English form is the most popular.
An ample log burns softly on the fire Where I’ve curled up to read a favorite book. Hot cocoa in a steaming mug helps me retire To the fantasy of painted woods and brook. The road to now is one I’m glad I took!