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Acrostic Places Poems | Acrostic Poems About Places

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We are known for our football, bratwurst, and beer,
Iridescent blue lakes with fresh waters, crystal clear,
Summer's sun blazes hot enough to make skin burn,
Cheese producing dairy farms are around every turn,
Our bright autumn leaves change their colors with ease,
Near spring, the scent of lilac floats upon the breeze,
Snowy winters, with temperatures below zero degrees,
In our green forests, raccoons and deer have a home,
Near the roadside, wildflowers grow wherever you roam.

Harley-Davidson was born, where the eagles fly free,
Wisconsin is as close to heaven, as home can be.

Kim Merryman's contest - "Tell Me About Where You're From"

Copyright © Kelly Deschler | Year Posted 2014

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Perennials bloom around me; their fragrance permeates the air.

As I read a novel in the shade, my hammock sways.

Radiant is this garden spot, for the weather is always fair

And anytime that I look up, the ocean meets my gaze!

Downward from our lovely home is a beach where my family

Is able to enjoy themselves in water warm and clear.

Serenity is the major perk of our island property.

Embracing sunshine, sea, and sky, we’ve found paradise here!

Written Dec. 25, 2015 For the Paradise-Acrostic Contest of John Hamilton
(I can only dream about having my own island, but for me this would be paradise!)

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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T	hose beautiful little girls you tried to kill
A	 s they waited in their school van at the end of the day
L	ive another day to remind you, once again, you've failed!

I	n terrible suffering, yet they shine for the whole world to see
B	e it known, innocent blood cries for better tomorrows
A	nd like the dust beneath the feet of these little ones
N	ever will you rise to the heights for which you murder to attain!


Copyright © Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick | Year Posted 2012

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Mellifluous is its name,
August and worthy of its fame,
Romantic and idyllic all the same,
Refulgent and bright in the myopic’s eye,
Abstruse to the ignorant mind,
Keen to the witty’s wit.
Ebullient in the face of melancholy
Classic during the day, but
Habitable and hospitable in a humble way.

Copyright © atef atyaoui | Year Posted 2012

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Great people are raised here;
Raul is the poet of his town,
And he's an uncle of mine.
Courageous with his pen;
Everyone knows his name.
Motionless by the tree,
On top of his famous hill.
Nothing stops the writing of,
The poet of Gracemont.

Dedicated to my uncle Raul Moreno          
for his undying love of Gracemont. 

Copyright © Daniel Neal | Year Posted 2009

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Love of the Ocean

Lingering waves surge into the shore.
Ominous glory, it rages for a score.
Vivacious peaks beautify its core.
Each one different, then the one before,

Once you have seen the power it holds.
From then on, the greatness unfolds.

Terrifyingly beauty raptures your mind.
Hearing its sounds enthralls us to find.
Earnest thoughts we once left behind.

Oceans beauty is spellbinding at dusk.
Creating fresh aroma, sometimes musk,
Every day delivering, treasures of mollusk.
After a day at the ocean, you may enjoy cusk.
Not one person denies the beauty so brusk.

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2009

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it got me thinking about life got me thinking about us and the plans for the future 
you with me and i with you.

Copyright © MICHAEL MALONE | Year Posted 2008

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P - Philippines' archipelago: Pearl of the Orient Seas
H - Hospitable "Pinoys" will welcome you with smiling teeth!
I - Inhabited tranquil big or small mountainous to rocky islands
L - Luculent World class beaches: black, brown, pink to white sands
I - Inviting anyone for a wave ride: weight boarding or surfing
P - Party called fiestas on streets are colorful, spectacular and artful
P - Palette of it's cradle provides scenic man - made crafts for tourists
I - Its culture creates a rich gallery of four civilizations
N - Nature's diverse species of fauna, corals! sweetest tropical fruits!
E - Eating - a favorite "must do" for its native to modern delicacies
S - Sense of humor: a contagious alluring trait of Pinoys!

My home country: "a paradise of beauty and fun.."
Let's joyfully explore each islands one by one!

olive eloisa
9:02 pm.
April 07, 2014

Note: Pinoy - local common name for Filipinos

CONTEST: Tell Me About Where You're From
SPONSOR: Kim Merryman

Copyright © Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Kissed by the sun, sweet alfalfa in waving oceans that
Animals adore when dried into golden hay.
Noon breaks enjoying lunch under an ancient oak with
Songs from the wayward wind for company.
A tire swing hanging in wait for school to be out
Shares mem’ries of new born calves romping in the meadows.

Each wonderful season in Kansas holds an enchanted delight,
But heavenly scented lilacs in spring time let my soul take flight.

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong | Year Posted 2014

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Mission Texas

Mission, Texas  ( where I am From )

M...My home town is Mission, My state is Texas.
I...It is by the Southern part of Texas, by the Mexican border.
S...Some good Tex Mex. food can be found there.
S...Some winter Texans have adopted this place.
I...It is known for it's hot climate.
O...Over the years it has grown, but not much.
N...New comers are always welcome.

T...Texas is known for it's Cowboys. Rodeos and Southern hospitality.
E...Everything in Texas is big, even our Texas jokes.
X...Xoom into Texas and you shall see- just how we can be.
A...Always a big smile to welcome you, just come on over and see what's new.
S...Seeing is believing, so they say, so how about it - are you game?

Written by Lucilla M. Carrillo

For contest - Where I am From

Copyright © Lucilla Carrillo | Year Posted 2014

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Flamingos pink and perky love wading in the glades,
Lazing on white sand beaches you'll see tourists on display.
Oranges grow in groves off'ring juicy sweet splendor,
Rainy days combust into lightning flash and thunder.
Interesting marine life, such as Manatees, dwell here,
Days of blazing sunshine draw many Snowbirds near.
Alligators do abound - just want to make that clear!

To sum it up, Florida can be a tropical paradise.
A great place to live if you don't like snow and ice.


(For those of you unfamiliar with the term "Snowbirds": It's the nickname for the Northerners
who come spend their winters in Florida's warmer climate)

Copyright © Kim Merryman | Year Posted 2014

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Begin your Diamond Head hike in the early hours of morning as it
Requires two full hours to climb to the top at an
Elevation of seven hundred sixty two feet from sea level.
After reaching the top of Diamond Head Crater,
That was formed by a volcanic explosion 200,000 years ago,
Honolulu and Waikiki are the breathtaking views from 
The top of the crater, spreading out from the Ko'olaus to the sea.
Allow yourself enough time to capture panoramic pictures as
Keepsakes of your climb and bask in the beauty surrounding
Impressive famous landmarks from the Manoa Valley to the
Natural harbour featuring the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
Gorgeous amazing views greet the eyes in every direction.
*Ko'olau Mountain Range

Diamond Head Hike:

Diamond Head is the name of a volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu and known to Hawaiians as Le'ahi, most likely from lae 'browridge, promontory' plus ahi 'tuna' because the shape of the ridgeline resembles the shape of a tuna's dorsal fin. Its English name was given by British sailors in the 19th century, who mistook calcite crystals on the adjacent beach for diamonds.

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong | Year Posted 2016

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AFRICA 2 acrostic

                AFRICA 2

Adoration of sunlit bold high plains
Frozen herds torn from creation’s page
Rocking tribal fears—who’s got the reins?
Innocents are hurt while tempers rage
Call for voices high and voices strong
Africans say hide when things go wrong

Copyright © Victoria Anderson-Throop | Year Posted 2012

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N ow I’m not one to complain.
O ther people think I’m insane,
W hen I tell them where I’m from.
H earing their laughter thumps like a drum.
E ach and every man jack or two,
R eally hates thinking my origins are true.
E arly on, I’ve rejected this questions’ repetitive drone,

M ore than once I’ve pinpointed my geographical zone.
A nswering the question, hope you’ll understand,
“N owhere man, from nowhere land!”

For the “where in the world are you?” contest,
With “a little help from my friends.”

Copyright © John Trusty | Year Posted 2011

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Passing through an easel of brushed hues
Amber fields burst to heed summer’s call,
Rising with the night, fragrant like mist
As a radiant display etches a canvas
Dressed by vibrant plumes, by reddest shades
Igniting a glorious bliss within my heart…
Slowly, I breathe in heaven's rhapsody
Enjoying a field’s grandeur before it drifts away.

Paradise- Acrostic Contest

Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2015

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Spaceship (acrostic with rhyme)

Spend your hard-earned cash on fuel for takeoff.
Pray that the government does not find out until gone.
Allow your free time for checking weather, not golf.
Case the local food store for dry goods you can con.
Evaluate your water supply needs, no water in cosmos.
Secure a safe place for waste, body waste floats to easy.
Have welding knowledge, so your stored rocket is close.
Internet may bring suspicion making government queasy.
Plan to go up straight in the air, horizontal rockets scare.

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2009

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Paradise - Upon Golden Sands

Picturesque are these islands of Golden Sands Amidst hues of bonnie blue in the Sulu Sea Rearing columns of Palms in heavenly reach Admiration my eyes granted their canopy glee Distance is no object as we walk their shores I and my love in splish splashing paddle dips She turns takes my hands looking into my soul Encompassed we're engrossed lips to lips 25/12/2015 @ 15.18pm

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Long Arms Of Tender Compassion

Long arms of tender compassion
Oneness of embittered Humanity
Visceral faith was your salvation
Encompassing all vain materialism
Lenitive of the corporal punishment 
Illuminating a hope encrypted in a
Necropolis of suppressed ideas 
Extruding life from deep darkness  
Seeping rain from saturated soil
Sedative of every entombed soul

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2016

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M ishigama my love,
I nto your water wonderland of brook trout and deer I
C an hear the cherubic song of chirping robin and rustling pine.
H eavenly harbors and pristine beaches shape a welcoming hand
I nfused with indigo lakes and teeming streams while three
G reat lakes enshroud to form a kirlian aura of rippling verve.
A live for but a flicker of time, my Michigan home away from Home
N urtures and readies me for the final cruise to the Wonderland of Love.

Note: The word ‘Michigan’ is a Frenchification of the Ojibwe word ‘Mishigama’ which 
means ‘large water’.

Copyright © James Rasmusson | Year Posted 2011

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Oh The Beautiful Rideau Canal

On summer, fall, winter and spring days, I roar over jagged rocks,
how people love to come and watch my crashing journey!

The story of my life began in 1831, that is when I was created,
humans made me, before I was just a trickle, now I am beautiful;
eagles soar above my mighty, crashing waves and ducks visit my pools.

Bike paths and walking paths through lush greenery flank my sides,
even strong fish swim beneath my tempest;
and in the trees birds nest and chirp and tweet all day.
until night quiets their constant songs.
To visit me at night is a thrilling experience as my mist embraces you.
In the winter, I have a special beauty of snow covered rocks and frozen waves.
From a dam, I have a fifteen foot drop into a gorge that winds and bends for miles,
under the blazing sun, rain and snow I am a dangerous surging torrent;
loud my cobalt blue water crashes on ancient rocks creating a white foam.

Really I was created to divert water to a long winding canal system, I am the beginning,
I hear the sounds of laughter and see the tourists watching my rapid flow;
do they realize that sometimes I have claimed a swimmer or a fisherman?
Even those who have tried to kayak my rapids have failed,
and their life's ended tragically .  . . 
Until recently people could come a sit on the rocks close to my roar.

Can you not see how dangerous I can be? It is the nature of me,
and once I held a girl with hair as soft as a spider web;
nudging her, I carried her to my bank and she was saved by fishermen.
Always she visits me, in summer, fall, winter and spring,
lulled by my roar, she says that I am beautiful and still she loves me  . .  .

June 15, 2016


For the contest, A Place Called Beautiful
sponsor, Janis Thompson

Second Place 

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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What's In Your Name

Sensationally super, and Sagittarius son of John Spence
Pleasantly personable, and matriarch Maud Spence’s son
Enabling, exquisite, eloquent, evolving and enterprising
Naturally nice, no nonsense, and a nutritionist nobleman
Carrot consumer, constant comrade and cold-war veteran
Equitably enlightened, and just an elegant eggnog taster
Jumping Jupiter, a jubilant sundae lover, and just a jewel!

Comments:   During my twenty plus years of military service I was always called 
Spence, J.   That's just the way the government does business.  This acrostic is 
about Spence, J.   It's crafted on a combination of alliteration, assonance and 
consonance sounding words. Eggnog at Christmas is my favorite. Having a 
Sunday afternoon sundae at the ice cream parlor is oh so tasty. Wow!  I just love 
it!!!  Anyway, here are some comments on writing an acrostic. The basic acrostic 
poem is formed by writing a word vertically down the page, which may also be 
the topic of the poem.  It’s recommended to use one letter per line, and the 
beginning letters should be all capital ones.  Each line of the poem should begin 
with the letter on that line and the line should pertain to the word or title being 
used.  Some may recommend using one word or a phrase which does not have 
to rhyme; however, one may move beyond the basic acrostic form and use a 
complete thought with a rhyming sequence.  It’s also recommended to use 
adjectives and phrases that describe the word or subject of the acrostic. Finally, 
one may take the quantum leap and write a double acrostic where the first and 
last letters of each line are the same.

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2006

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Poetry Soup Bowl

<                                    Pallets  profusely pulsating
                                      Over organic originals
                                      Emotions enormously emerge
                                      Through trident times
                                      Relic  rejoice recant
                                      Yes yearn yourself

                                      Solid structure's sanction
                                      Open  optional opinions
                                      Understudy understand unity's
                                      Poetry's passionate's pulse

                                      Because beauty bestows
                                      Over oversights objection
                                      Widespread whispers wanted
                                      Leaving lasting longevity

Entry For
Adeleke Adeite's
Poetic Picture Of Poetry Soup
G.L. All

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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<                            Aerial excursion ride
                              Using buoyant enforcment to go way up high
                              To capture natures dance with an naked eye
                              Understanding winters brushstroke is so close by
                              Making it difficult to chose one that makes me sigh
                              Naughty or nice  I'll just give thanks to Heavens Big Guy

Written By
Katherine Stella 9/2/2012

Entry For Francine Roberts
Autumn Acrostic Contest 
G.L. All

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2012

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California, I Love You

Crowning my state is a jewel in the bay
A prized Golden Gate, is my bridge to the sky
Life on the edge of a vast ocean wave
I'll love California, until the day that I die
For, this has been home since the day I was born
On her glorious coastline,  my soul is restored
Redwoods so tall, where the eagles can soar
Not to mention Sequoia's and Yosemite's lore
I have it all, just a step out my door 
A land rich with gold, Mickey Mouse, and the shore!

I love you California, land of plenty, land of many
Land of vast cities, tall mountains, small valleys
Over the years, I have seen other lands
Varied they are, but I do understand
Even though wonders are seen everywhere,
You have them all and cannot be compared

Only your sun makes me feel wild and free 
Until your next earthquake, shakes things up, even me !!

4/7/14 For Contest Sponsored by Kim Merryman

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2014

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....AND DESTRUCTON.........................

Copyright © Crystal Seals | Year Posted 2008

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Georgia Peaches

G raceful ladies
E difiers of mankind daily
O ptimistic about life
R egards important duty of wife
G ifted in many areas
I dealist in life's endeavors
A visionary of the future

P leasant smile
E ye catching all the while
A dmirable in doing good
C aptivating spirit understood
H armonious outlook on life
E ngaging personalities
S mart, supportive, steadfast Georgia Peaches  

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2013

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A Happy Mixture of All Sorts

Poetry and people, a happy mixture of all sorts Overcoming language and grammar so Entertaining all with their riveting writes Teaching and learning with each poem as we go Richness in friendship, camaraderie in bloom Yields our efforts for commenting read Soupers endeavour to grace their page Outstanding poems, sometimes plant a seed Uncanny material in portfolio's glow Poetry Soup is the place, to watch us poets grow

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010

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Angel Battles For Me

A  ngel Battles so I receive

J  oyous reception
O  pen handed welcome
U  are important
R  are and wonderful treatment
N  ervousness evaporated
E  veryone come here to get repaired
Y  es! You

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2010

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The Glades

<                                Better grab out the coco-butter
                                  Even those designer shades
                                  All hearts will begin to flutter
                                  Cause were off to the glades
                                  Hear me right for I did not stutter
                                  Best hurry up before the sun fades
                                  Look for keys later father did utter
                                  All aboard now we got it made
                                  Nothing like ocean's viewing I rather smother
                                  Knowing once again to return upon it's raid
                                  Each and every year oh my brother
                                  Think I will even bring the poor old maid
                                  Because she's like no other
                                  In her class she passes the grade
                                  Now get your head out of the gutters
                                  Grow up cause noone is getting laid
                                  Oh my goodness good crothers

Written by Katherine Stella
Entry For Linda Marie's
Beach Blanket Bingo
Acrostic Contest
G.L. All

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2011

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She has taken her place on the Southern tip of Africa
Out of slavery and wars 
United in the fight, against apartheid
The lady still thrived 
Heading for an ordained disaster, if she listened to the skeptics

Again she rose and amazed the world
Flauntingly hosted the soccer world cup,
Revered for her tenacity with her rainbow nation in tow
In fighting spirit,
Continually using sport as a uniting force 
And not disillusioned about the continual battle against poverty and strife

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2010