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Lucky Dip – Saturday Mix, 14 August 2021

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 14 August 2021!

For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Nonet. The topic is up to you!

You may be thinking to yourself, What on earth is a Nonet?

Luckily, Shadow Poetry has an explanation…

Nonet

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 finishes with 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 syllables

Example

Midnight's Breath


It came sweetly upon midnight's breath,

that turned seasons from white to green,

and brought the pre-dawn sparrows

to chirp a merry tune...

nestled securely

on, around, and 

in-between

Springtime's

warmth.



Copyright © 2005 Marie Summers

Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Nonet’ – I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’, and hashtag #LuckyDip.

As always, make sure you link your fabulous creation to the helpful Mister Linky.

About weejars

I am a teacher with a passion for writing short stories, poems and other scribblings to provide an outlet for my more creative side. Hope you enjoy the ride!

17 comments on “Lucky Dip – Saturday Mix, 14 August 2021

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  5. pensitivity101
    August 14, 2021

    This is an old poem but I’ve always liked it as it went with my photo and works in reverse too. Hope that is acceptable.

    Lucky Dip – Saturday Mix, 14 August 2021

  6. revivedwriter
    August 14, 2021

    I’ve written some nonetheless before, but it’s been a while. This will be fun. 😁

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  8. Jules
    August 14, 2021

    A fun short form to revisit 😀
    Chipper?

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  11. RuthScribbles
    August 15, 2021

    luckily no disease here in Texas.

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  14. s.s.
    August 17, 2021

    Here’s mine. Thanks for the poetry form challenge
    https://mindfills.wordpress.com/2021/08/17/we-are-us-a-nonet/

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  16. Lorraine
    August 17, 2021

    haven’t written a po.em in a while:

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    • weejars
      August 17, 2021

      Glad this could provide some inspiration ☺️

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