Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted July 31, 2019


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Not going gently...and not listening at all!

Never Give In!

by Y. M. Roger


My knees nagged me with trouble today

but   I  bestowed  no  list’ning  ear

My hair howls it’s graced with gray

though  I  refuse  to  hear

Life’s bright songs subdue

old   age’s   din

Sing then, too…


Ne’er give

In!

 



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Writing Prompt
Please write a single Nonet about any subject. The form requires the following format.

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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