The Nonet is a popular invented stanzaic form that can be found all over the internet. Both Poetry Base and Shadow Poetry feature it as well as several other poetic communities.
The Nonet is:
- stanzaic, written in any number of 9 line stanzas.
- syllabic, 9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 syllables per line.
- usually unrhymed.
unidentified by judi van gorder
tangled tight within brush and brambles
crusted in grit and crushed dead leaves
in a rotting pile of trash
the color of grey brown
a skeletal hand
still and lifeless