Once being men of great wealth and pride
These once had been men of substance
Soul-less men bowed and made low
On wine, women and song
Their past lives now spent
Beaten as they
Copyright 2017- Vivian Zems
A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc… until line nine finishes with one syllable. It can be on any subject and rhyming is optional.