Write down the first sight, sound, smell, and sensation you experienced on waking up today. Pick the one you’re most drawn to, and write.
First thing in the morning I see you
sleeping, tossing by my side, not
wishing to wake just yet, to
steal dreams before their time.
Tousled hair, sweet smile
I look at you
and know that
*A nonet is a nine line poem. The first line containing nine syllables, the next line has eight syllables, the next line has seven syllables. That continues until the last line (the ninth line) which has one syllable. Nonets can be written about any subject. Rhyming is optional.