If you go out on Halloween night
be prepared for a scary fright
if the moon is shining bright
and bats fly out of sight
beware of ghouls
who hold you tight
Did you figure it out? Here is a hint--count lines, count syllables.
This is a nonce form based on the number 9. There are 9 lines in this poem and nine syllables in the first line and one less syllable in each consecutive line, ending with a one syllable line. Would you like to try writing a poem in this form? Have fun.