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An Acrostic Nonet plunging deep to regret.
My Descent by Blue Diamond
 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: February 3, 2012      Views: 383

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His real name is Harold Davis (called H most often). He has taken the opportunity to re-focus his life recently after being in the corporate world (Accountant, IT Director, Consultant) for many years. He has always been most interested in human behav - more...

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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.


Author Notes
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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