Posts tagged ‘Acrostic’

September 6, 2017

A String of Acrostics

by Venkat

Acrostic Poem – SWITCH

6th Sep 2017

Switch these eyes
Wild and naked
Into my uncertain lust
To make walls of breath
Carry my eyes, into them
Halved by moans

Acrostic Poem – GENTLE

5th Sep 2017

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September 1, 2017

TERPOGIJC

by Angela Umphers Rueger

a reverse acrostic poem

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February 21, 2017

System

by scatterednotebooks

Awkward, accusatory and dooming,
Lie the letters, staring, glaring.
Painfully pointing fingers, from the fatal
Hand of society, chip away the self.

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December 31, 2016

Happy New Year, Farewell to 2016

by Rhyme In Time

Poetry challenge: new year poem

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H – Here at last, transition to new year,
A – And time to shove this old one to the rear.
P – Performers many took their final bow:
P – Prince and Bowie sing to angels now;
Y – Young Dr Frankenstein and Princess Leia

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December 11, 2016

Christmas Acrostic

by Rhyme In Time

Acrostic poem

 

M – Mistletoe waits hoping for your kiss,
E – Eggnog strong to warm our chilly noggins.
R – Reindeer sport outside in winter bliss;
R – Rudolph wants to lead the red toboggan.
Y – Yule log crackles blanketed in flame,

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October 29, 2016

Build A Bridge

by mkvecchitto

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem

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Because life can turn you

Upside down and

Inside out, leading you astray

Learn to build bridges

Don’t delay

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October 20, 2016

Halloween – Acrostic Poetry Challenge

by Dorinda Duclos

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem.


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H ow the dark of night devours

A ll souls who gather near

L onging to reach their destiny

L iving, yet no longer here

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October 18, 2016

Acrostic poem – Rainbow

by Jem Croucher

Poetry challenge: ACROSTIC POEM

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Acrostic poem – poetry challenge

Radient
And
Iridescent
Now
Beautiful and
Overwhelmingly
Wonderful

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October 15, 2016

For Acrostic Challenge

by Rhyme In Time

Hell hounds howl at cold and distant moon
And slough off their humanity like skins,
Pretending as they shed their flesh cocoons
Perhaps they’re more than just a beast within.

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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 2, 2015

Unreasoned

by Scott Andrew Bailey
So they gathered through all the seasons
No plan, no goal, no reason
Anyone would have thought they had agoraphobia
Reality, they imagined, could be held back forever
 
Socially seeking some satisfying Saturdays
Never needing new nighttime neon
All agreeing an admirable agenda
Rich raw results really render

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December 2, 2015

Capital

by Scott Andrew Bailey

Clawing
Avarice
Pouncing
Insidious
Taxing
All
Lies

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December 1, 2015

Candle burning: Acrostic poem

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Acrostic poem

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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.
 

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Silence.
 

S – Stillness, crisp and Light upon the breeze,

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November 29, 2015

Fascination – Acrostic Challenge

by Bastet

nebulous fascination


Fascinated by old memories
Antiques with streaks of dust

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November 28, 2015

Contravene, poetry challenge.

by Harry

Poetry challenge: acrostic poem.

Submitted by lyski

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Cunningly the poet signs in words

Of their own message

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June 4, 2015

Replenish ~ Acrostic VI

by Karin

Restore in me what I’m craving

Echoes and dreams don’t satisfy

Paths diverging and converging

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May 31, 2015

Enigma ~ Acrostic VI

by Karin

Ever am I enticed by your advance and retreat

New again, this old dance of ours so sweet

Intrigued that your heart is now to me returned

Guarding my own against that for which I’ve yearned

Me, entranced and on my knees

And you, the riddle inside a mystery

~ kei
31 May 2015
©Karin Bole Tupper – The Eclectic Poet

Definition of Acrostic form sourced from: Shadow Poetry:
“Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title.”

February 24, 2015

Acceptance (acrostic poem)

by Michelle Sherlock

Photo of two hands graffittied with words of aceptance

Accept me

Completely

Call me and really hear me

Envelope me with your love

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February 18, 2015

Trust

by teandpaper

@tendpaper.com

February 9, 2015

Empathy, an Acrostic

by Heather's Starting End

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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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September 15, 2014

Blood: An Acrostic

by Emily Page

Bleeding out, pools of rich liquid, red.
Lying here on the floor, I am cold, I am broken.
Only I know what happened
Over here in the dark. Please
Don’t leave me alone now…

© Emily Page

June 3, 2014

Blomidon ~ Acrostic I

by Karin

Birthplace of Glooskap
Legends born in the land of the Mik’maq
O’Wellalin for this rugged beauty
My mountain home is calling me
In my veins saltwater flows

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February 27, 2014

Smoking: Acrostic poem.

by Harry

S –  seriously bad for your health

M – money drains from your pocket

O – old habits dry hard

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July 17, 2013

HOPE – An Acrostic and Prayer

by Martha L Shaw

H = How I long to know you more but

O = Oh these blind eyes and deaf ears!

P = Pleasures unknown await me beyond the wall . . .

E = Empty my soul of all but you and set my spirit free!

————–By Martha L Shaw – © 7-14-2013

January 1, 2013

Acrostic poem: HOPEFUL

by willowdot21

HOPEFUL

H– Haven opened up it’s doors, turned on the taps so on the earth rain pours

O– Oh! not again is the plaintive cry that raises from the people in-between their sighs!

P– Please stop this rain before we float away we want to live another day.

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