- Safeby Sally Law
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My Nonet for October 9th.
Safe by Sally Law
Artwork by Linda Bickston at

It is not a place of rock-hewn walls,
Or a strong fortress by the sea.
But a person--Jesus Christ.
One much higher, wiser,
Stronger and deeper
Than my problems:
My safe place
From the



Author Notes
For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle;
In the secret place of His tent He will hide me;
He will lift me up on a rock. Psalm 27:5

A Nonet is a 9-line poem that has 9 syllables in the first line, 8 syllables in the second line, 7 syllables in the third line, and continues to count down to one syllable in the final (ninth) line.
For me, visual aesthetics are important for a Nonet. I typically choose a centered one. I use a syllable counter. A good one is:

Art called Dear Jesus by Linda Bickston of FanArt Review.


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