Light of the World (Nonet) #PoetryPlace

Light of the World (Nonet) #PoetryPlace

Light of the World



Light illuminates our world with warmth,

Adds bright cheer to each of our days,

Causes sweet greenery growth,

Living water refresh,

Rainbows color bright,

Enhances our




Note: A Nonet is a nine line poem with the first line having nine syllables, counting down with one less syllable in each consecutive line to the last line having one syllable. It forms an orthogonal triangle or rectangular triangle, which contains a right angle forming two sides. It can also be constructed in reverse.

About Author Marlene Mesot.

Marlene Mesot writes contemporary Christian mystery, romantic suspense, fantasy, short stories and poetry. She has loved writing since early childhood.

An only child, grandchild and niece from Manchester New Hampshire, she and deceased husband Albert, have two sons, two grandchildren and have raised English mastiff dogs and Morgan horses. Their family now has three male kittens. She is legally blind and moderately deaf due to nerve damage at premature birth.

Marlene holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Keene State in Keene, New Hampshire and a Master’s in Library and Information Studies from U-NC Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Posted on behalf of Marlene Mesot.


Patty L. Fletcher

Bridging the great chasm which separates the disAbled from the non-disAbled


  1. Robbie Cheadle Reply
    March 2, 2024

    A lovely poem, Patty. Thank you for sharing it.

    1. Hi, Robbie. Thanks for reading and letting me know you enjoyed this poem by Marlene.

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