December 22, 2014

Global Warming : Ninette


Ice
Melting
Sea rising
Polar bears on
Brim of extinction
Global warming
Raising fangs
Thawing
Ice

The Ninette is a form that uses nine lines. Each line increases by one syllable until the middle line, (five syllables) after which the syllable count in the lines following goes back down from four to one. The first and last words of this poem can be 1) the same 2) antonyms or 3) synonyms.


12 comments:

  1. Wow, this really amazing...loved the way you have written it...

    Thanks for introducing new forms of poetry to us every now & then....;-)

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  2. I timely warning. Your graphic is very nice too.

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  3. A new genre. Interesting, I might try something like this soon.

    Not many people choose to write about the environment. Good job.

    Do drop by mine. I blog at www.scriptedinsanity.blogspot.in

    Cheers
    CRD

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  4. It can be a threat but not many seems to take much notice. Wonderful new form Vandana! May try it later! Thanks!

    Hank

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  5. I may try this form. It is quite lovely, isn't it? Yet another beautifully crafted piece, Vandana.

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  6. a bit sad indeed to think we have stolen their life from them....
    nice form....

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  7. Just stopped in once more to say Happy Holidays to you!

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  8. Heartbreaking!
    Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year to you and yours.

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  9. Wow 'Ninette' - Thanks for the info.And yes its a beautiful Ninette

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  10. The reality of climate change is heartbreaking, overwhelming, visible and I worry if it is now unstoppable… I LOVE this poetry form… thanks for teaching me something new!

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