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Structure, Metrical Requirement, Stanzaic
Declining poem of nine lines starting with nine syllables
and working down to one. If it is used stanzaically, the odd verses are inverted to build from one syllable to nine.
Because of the hourglass shape of a double nonet, it can be
used to represent time's passage.
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Count Down, Etheree, Mirror Image, Rhopalics, Rictameter, Sept, Syllabic Verse, Tetractys