Nonet Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest
Write a nonet poem. 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 just 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

An example:

a pirates playground by Mark Williams

    the ocean is a pirate's playground
    they live their lives upon the sea
    battles are fought to the death
    the loot is divided
    they drink to those lost
    set sail again
    a pirate's
    life for
    me


This contest is for poems of all types and for poets of all skill levels. One entry per person. New entries only. Poetry only.

The winners will be selected by the FanStory.com Contest Committee. A winner will be announced approximately one to two weeks after the deadline passes. The decision is final.

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize. All writers will receive feedback for their submission.

Deadline: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.





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Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. The winners will be selected by the Contest Committee. A winner will be announced approximately one week after the deadline passes. Cash prizes delivered by PayPal. Winners also have the option to choose a Visa Gift Card (US residents only) or Amazon Gift Card (where available). Reserve Your Spot.

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