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#1 OFFLINE   Tinker

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Posted July 17, 2010 - 05:49 AM

Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry
Invented Forms

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
    suddenly
    flinches.
    Once






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