Posts tagged ‘Acrostic poems’

April 20, 2020

An Acrostic “HEROS” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz


real heros

After watching more news on television than I ever have in my life, I am appalled at how politics and political figures are dealing, or not dealing, with the pandemic in such self-serving ways. There have been some exceptions who have demonstrated decisive leadership, and, unfortunately, the news focuses on those that haven’t. But what we have seen everyday is the exceptional courage and determination of the actual boots-on-the-ground frontline “soldiers” battling the pandemic every minute of every day. They are and will be remembered as the real HEROS

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June 28, 2017

Courage (acrostic)

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Can I do the thing I ought? I wonder.
Only through Christ who strengthens me.
Until the task is done, pressing on
Relying on His strength

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October 28, 2016

Acrostic Poetry Challenge

by Harry

Acrostic Poetry Challenge

The challenge is to write an Acrostic poem, it can be as long or as short as you like , so everyone get your thinking caps on.

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September 7, 2016

For Acrostic Challenge: Empty Glass

by Rhyme In Time

Murky vessel
In the sink,
Lying spent in
Kind with stink:

I scarce remember
Tippling you.

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December 6, 2015

Poetry challenge.

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem

Simply write an Acrostic poem as set out in the example below

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December 1, 2015

Circadian ~ Acrostic XII

by KeiB

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem


Maidenhair Fern

orning sunlight is the visual canvas

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November 29, 2015

Fascination – Acrostic Challenge

by Georgia

nebulous fascination

Fascinated by old memories
Antiques with streaks of dust

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February 9, 2015

Empathy, an Acrostic

by Heather's Starting End


Extend your soul from its deepest self
Meeting sorrow while not fearing pain
Place your feet in their shoes of sadness,
Accepting tears as moments of emotional rain

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December 31, 2012

Acrostic poem: Lesson.

by Harry

L– lending money to people causes them to get amnesia
E– ever wondered how little things take their toll on us
S– sojourning into us like a trip to Micronesia

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December 18, 2012

Acrostic poem: Time.

by Harry

T-Togetherness we share and cherish

I– incredibly insidious moments of magic

M– Melodrama of hearts’ strings

E– Eternal in all realms.

Posted for Shashi Moore at Shashi Moore

December 16, 2012

Acrostic poem: Fart.

by Harry

F– Forgive me my love

A– Always I promised more than did

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December 16, 2012

Acrostic: Christmas noise.

by Ina


C– Conversation in the room

H– How all day long, new people come,

R– Rambling, while others go, it doesn’t make a difference:

I– It is that they have to talk,

S– So why can’t they just sit,

T– Take a cup or glass, enjoy: coffee, wine, whatever,

M– Maybe their own thoughts?

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December 14, 2012

Gems: Acrostic poem

by Harry


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December 9, 2012

Acrostic poem: Wishes.

by Harry

W= Wonder what it would be like
I= If all wishes came true?
S= So wish upon a star,
H= Heaven will surely hear you!
E=Even if it didn’t
S= Surely dream anew

Posted for Udita from  Cup and chaucer

December 7, 2012

Acrostic poem: Please read before it’s eaten

by Martin Shone

D=don’t want to write an acrostic poem because
O=over in
T=there is a
W=worm that eats
A=all my words
N=noshing away at every syllable
T=there is noth
O=oh bugger it!