Posts tagged ‘Acrostic poetry’

February 12, 2022

Acrostic Poem – CHEMO

by Joel Kravitz

chemo side effects 2

To rid the body of cancer’s nasty stuff, they pump it full of even nastier stuff…
Giving new insight into the expression, “Pick your poison.”

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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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September 1, 2017


by Angela Umphers Rueger

a reverse acrostic poem

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October 25, 2016

Inspirations (Acrostic Challenge)

by 50djohnson


Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem.

From the lonely “I”sland of emotion flowing from deep within

Ever bubbling upward”N”eath all the confusion wondering where it has been .

Desperately trying to “S”pring forth joyfully into the light of day.

Pushing through layers of “P”ain, as a bulb bursting through the soil of clay.

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October 20, 2016

Acrostic Poem – Wonder

by Miriam Hurdle

Poetry challenge:  Acrostic Poem


Whispering into my ear,

Of passionate words to hear.

Needing me in your life,

Day after day, night after night.

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October 18, 2016

Acrostic Poem : Music

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: ACROSTIC POEM

An attempt at double acrostic…

Melt your shivers in this heart of balm

Until stars in this soft pond hold you

Stir your breath on orphaned leaves

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October 18, 2016

Lavender – Acrostic Poem

by irinadim

Poetry challenge: ACROSTIC POEM


Lo and behold
A purple miracle in the clay pot
Vanished in an instant are
Evil landscapes and

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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 13, 2015

Loser: Acrostic poem.

by Harry

Acrostic poem Loser

Submitted by lyski

Lost my direction lost my way
Over the Piha hills into mums pink pills

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December 1, 2015

Candle burning: Acrostic poem

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem



C– candle burning in the corner

A– aroma from its flame

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November 30, 2015

Breathe ~ Acrostic Poetry Challenge

by Dorinda Duclos

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem

B – Breathe in the air of harvest night

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November 30, 2015

Acrostic Poem Challenge – Silence

by Morgan

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem.


S – Stillness, crisp and Light upon the breeze,

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November 30, 2015

Jacaranda – Acrostic Challenge

by irinadim

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem 

November is the month of Jacarandas in Australia.

November is the month of Jacarandas in Australia.


Joy of spring in
Aussie land
Cantata in D major
Across the landscape
Radiant purple
Adorns the
New vision of the world
Days of bliss and harmony ahead
As we reach out to each other with respect

©2015 Irina Dimitric

November 29, 2015

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem

by Jem Croucher

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem


Acrostic the challenge
Crafting words that are mine
Re-using each letter
On the start of each line
Simply find all the words
That will fit to the rhyme
It’s not very hard
Come on, try it some time!

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September 6, 2013

The World: An Acrostic

by Harry

Posted for djgarcia94

Armenia’s in the Caucasus Mountains

Botswana’s elephants have trunks like fountains

Cambodia has rebuilt Pol Pot’s insane way

Djibouti is real tough to say

Ecuador has the Equator for its namesake

Fiji Water isn’t real, it’s fake

Greece’s economy has gone to pot

Haiti has overcome a lot

Iceland lives up to its name

Jamaica’s reputation is far from tame

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May 21, 2013

A.F.R.I.C.A : Acrostic Poems

by Harry

Posted for Meshack

A = Amazing As You Sound,
F = Futile So They Say, But Yet You Astound,
R = Rain Then Tears, Wars And Drums I Hear,
I = Isolated Yet They Wait In A Short Distance Near,
C = Calamities You Bear,
A = All On Your Shoulders Firm And Strong.

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December 14, 2012

Gems: Acrostic poem

by Harry


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December 12, 2012

Books: Acrostic poem

by Devina
(Source unknown)

(Source unknown)

B– Best friends at arms reach, teaching, listening, consoling.

O– Over the borders of reality they take us to a realm where ‘impossible’ is taboo.

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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 8, 2012

Acrostic Poem: LUST

by blackandwhiteartist

L= Loving’s lame but it did came
U= Unstopabble unrequited feelings
S= Sex is just another game
T= To love is a lot of hurtings

December 7, 2012

Acrostic poem: Cloud.

by Harry

CLOUD: Acrostic.

C= Cumulus floating by.

L=  Light as cotton wool.

O=  On high for all to see.

U=  Usually big and fluffy.

D=  Dividing the blue sky.

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!