The Poetic Form of this Week is Christ-in-a-Rhyme.
The Christ-in-a-Rhyme, a shape poem of the spiriatual nature, was created by Christina R Jussaume on October 3, 2006, consists of five 3-lined stanza that must rhyme (scheme for this form is aaa, bbb, ccc, ddd, eee) and a syllable count of each stanza is as follows:
Stanza 1 – 8 syllables
Stanza 2 – 14 syllables
Stanza 3 – 7 syllables
Stanza 4 and 5 – 5 syllables.
The poem should be centered to show the cross that will be created. This form was created in memory her mother, Christina. The form and the example poem are copyrighted in Christina R Jussaume’s book, “My Walk with Jesus,” published by Publishamerica.
Sharing My Faith Christ asked us live with faith within He asked to turn away from sin If we do, we in end will win &****& Trust all you have contact with as you want them to treat you Always be kind in what you say and in what you do Do honor marriage vows and learn how to always be true &****& Set good example for all In doing so you stand tall In judgment, you will not fall &****& Pray to God each day Show others the way Have courage, what may &****& Enjoy gifts God gave Watch out what you crave Careful road you pave &****& Copyright © 2007 Christina R. Jussaume
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