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Below is the poem entitled Backward which was written by poet Heather Ober. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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D  ining is fast-food
R  eading is extinct
A  ging is ugly
W alking is inefficient   
K  nitting is unfashionable
C  onversation is abbreviated
A  rt is dying
B  ackward is society

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  1. Date: 6/25/2013 4:28:00 PM
    Great an acrostic with a twist... Congrats on a well deserved win... Hugs, sweetheart... Jake

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 1:52:00 PM
    How clever! I didn't know if I should start reading at the bottom or top! LOL Heather, congrats on your win with this creative write! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 11:39:00 AM
    you strike a reflective mood with extraordinary appeal.. appkuase to you for a great win, haether... delighted as well to be part of your list in your narrative challenge... thanks and big hugggs!..:)

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 11:08:00 AM
    A poem with a great message here Heather.Love it.Congrats on your win in the contest.

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 6:43:00 AM
    Heather congratulations on your fabulous Acrostic poem. A well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 11:24:00 PM
    yes, yes, yes, you GOT it , my friend. OUr society is really going backward and it makes me really sad. Congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 8:10:00 PM
    very clever and creative! congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 6:31:00 AM
    This is so clever, Heather ... I am behind the times in most people's eyes because of the simple life I choose to have. This poem is how I feel. LOVE IT

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 5:06:00 PM
    Very, very clever

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 10:24:00 AM
    With your unique approach, you illustrate a sad picture of where we're heading! Very clever... hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 9:18:00 AM
    Adding this to my faaaaavorites! The last line says it all girly, society is backwards! Great write :)

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:23:00 AM
    Hi Heather you got that right, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 9:22:00 AM
    wow, like this very much...

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 5:35:00 AM
    Nice! :D

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 12:03:00 AM
    also, thanks for what you said on my last poem. I don't paint. Wish I could. I went thru a phase where I took beautiful paintings I saw on line and I wrote etheree to describe them. My friend painted them for me (a little differently so that I could publish them as illustrations with my poems) and I made a book called For the Love of Etheree!

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 12:02:00 AM
    WOW, Heather, this has got to be one of the best ways I have ever seen someone do an acrostic because you gave a REAL meaning to "backward" through this. Gotta fave it!!

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 3:58:00 PM
    Great thoughts penned in this one..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for you visit to my work..You kind review is appreciated..Sara

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 1:41:00 PM
    W onderful O riginal W rite some more!