General Poetry posted February 3, 2012

This work has reached the exceptional level
An Acrostic Nonet plunging deep to regret.

My Descent

by Blue Diamond

MY DESCENT to tragic nightmares took
Years of drink and drugs.Vile abuse
Destroying  your  love  for  me.
Each  day I hurt you more.
So  hard  to  hear your
Cries  in my  head.
Etched in pain.
No!   Don't

Nonet Poem Contest writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a nonet poem. It's a simple format. See the announcement for an example.


Artwork by Alfie.....sadly perfect. Nonet - 9 lines with 9 syllables reducing to 1 in final line.
Have used a free-form narrative in a Nonet with a dual direction Acrostic of the title in capitals.
The descending slope of the Nonet seems visually appropriate to the theme.
A story we have all been touched by, up close or at distance. This is not my story but that of someone close to me who I understand well.
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