Quintilla: Alive

Throughout life we are made to strive
The facts often unforgiving
Focus must be on how we thrive
To just survive, is not living
To live, is not being alive


The quintilla is a Spanish poetic form that uses five-line stanzas. Here are the guidelines:

Eight syllables per line. With anย  ab rhyme scheme in which at least two lines use the “a” rhyme and at least two lines use the “b” rhyme, but the stanza cannot end with a rhyming couplet.


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Spanish Poetry Forms


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