The Final Feather ( Nonet)

by Maple Tree   Jun 9, 2021


Feathery elegance intertwines
as her song lays silent, unheard
a dying whisper, hushing
angels fade to demons
a speechless choir faints
hell hath plucked her
last feather,
one tear
falls.

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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

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Latest Comments

  • 1 month ago

    by Em

    Beautifully sad.
    Take care x

  • 1 month ago

    by Star

    It’s been a while since you wrote a Nonet.
    :) Haunting yet beautiful!!

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