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 poets of all skill levels.

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

Deadline: Nov 26th

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