A Nonet is a traditional form consisting of nine lines.  It can be on any subject and rhyming is optional.  A Nonet takes the following form:

Nonet Poetry FormLine 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


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