General Poetry posted March 18, 2012

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the Northern Lights

Serpentine Lights

by Helvi2

Mystical ribbons soothingly flow
In cosmic horizons of night
Threading through the Milky Way
With undulating light
Serpentine pathways
Slide through the stars
When sky waves
Rule the

Nonet Poetry Contest contest entry


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

Just thinking of the magic of the Nortern Lights. I've seen them twice in my life, but only faint versions. One was faint green and the other had colors, but even those were worth seeing.

Hope you enjoy my version in this Nonet Poem.
:o) Helvi
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