Jacek Yerka - Erosion
lost desert wastelands
souls eroded by hunger
bodies craving for loving
an urban dreamscape
face smiling with light
a child with dreams from Sweden
a saint working in Zinder
a friend to many
The Joseph’s Star was created by Christina R. Jussaume.
It is a non-rhyming 8-line poem with a syllable count of 1/3/5/7/7/5/3/1.
Each stanza is centre-aligned so that the finished poem is diamond-shaped.
This poem is dedicated to Esther Garvi who died recently in Zinder.
Details of her life and work are HERE
my other thoughts on her life are HERE and HERE
Mindlovemisery's Menagerie - B&P's Shadorma and Beyond