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Post by thief of dreams » Sun Jan 18, 2004 10:54 am

NONET-


A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc... until line nine that finishes with one syllable. It can be on any subject and rhyming is optional.



line 1 - 9 syllables
line 2 - 8 syllables
line 3 - 7 syllables
line 4 - 6 syllables
line 5 - 5 syllables
line 6 - 4 syllables
line 7 - 3 syllables
line 8 - 2 syllables
line 9 - 1 syllable
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Post by bags123 » Thu Jan 29, 2004 3:59 am

This is an appatizing little form. Never heard of it before. Think I'll give it a go. Thanks for the information Theif. :cheers:
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Post by thief of dreams » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:51 am

:cheers:
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
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Post by negatvone » Sun Apr 11, 2004 3:58 pm

Can you give an example of this riveting form? I should like to try my hand at this.

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Post by Tom Watson » Sun Apr 18, 2004 3:05 pm

How about an Acrostic Nonet?


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