I can’t remember which poet said this, but when asked how becoming a mother has changed her writing, she replied that her poems were shorter. That’s the reality of writing during naps, or with a baby on your lap while the older boy refuses to eat his breakfast. So, as I did last year during NaPoWriMo when I focused on a short form (the pleiades), today, at least, I experimented with another short form, the nonet. It’s comprised of nine lines, the first line having nine syllables, the second eight, the third seven, etc.
This draft will remain up for approximately 24 hrs, until I’m ready to post the next one.