A nonet by Beverly Stock.
She adjusts her breast on plastic shelf
Cold and hard stretching tissue far
Prepared to take an image
Will it see lumps or bumps
Will tissue be dense
Pray be normal
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.