Poetic Form of the Week – Joseph’s Star


The Poetic Form of the Week is Joseph’s Star.

The Joseph’s Star, a poetry form created by Christina R Jussaume on 08/06/07 in memory of her Dad. This poem has no rhyme, and is written according to syllable counts. Syllables are 1, 3, 5, 7, 7, 5, 3, and 1. The poem may be written on any subject, be center aligned, has no stanza limit, and should have complete statements in each line.

This example poem is featured in my 3rd Poetry collection, entitled, “Spiritual Living Waters.”


Tribute to Parents

            I do miss
      I think of our love
  I fall back on memories
I know your together now
       I have no sadness
            For now I 


           I love you
    I feel your presence
I know you are real happy
  You are in paradise now
  You tend God’s gardens
           On bended


             Hear angels
       You are both among
 Mom greets the new arrivals
Dad escorts them to meet God
     As Daughter I’m proud
             To be your


       You must wait
 God helps me with verse
I write to praise Holy name
 Both of you are guardians
     I cherish you both

Copyright © 2008 Christina R Jussaume

Content Credits: ShadowPoetry.com

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