Write your soul a blanket on the page
with black wrinkled stripes on pure white,
in any tongue on earth. Throw
your zebra quilt over
heart and offer
This poem is in the Nonet form, a nine line single stanza poem where the first line contains nine syllables, and each succeeding line one less, with the last line a single syllable. Thanks to Corbie Sinclair for this great look at the form, with sincere regrets that this is Gay Cannon's penultimate appearance hosting Form Monday.Thanks for everything, Gay.