To find a Nonet click on the list below:
The Nonet and the Rictameter both have 9 lines.
The Nonet has 9 syllables in line one, then reducing by one syllable each line, until line nine is just one syllable.
The Rictameter has a different syllable pattern. Lines 1 - 9 have the following number of syllables:
The first and last lines are the same.
There are no rules about rhyme for either form.
To find a Rictameter click on the list below:
Football is the greatest game of all,
Cricket is sublime in summer,
Racing is the sport of kings,
But Royalty play cards,
Tennis is all balls,
Rugby teams smell,