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Acrostic poetry is a type of poem in which the first or the last letters of the lines form a name, topic, or word, etc. So, when reading acrostic poems vertically, the theme, phrase, or word is discernable. However, there is more to acrostic. What is an acrostic in poetry (complete definition)?
Spreading Happiness, One Dandelion at a Time
boy, care, happiness, humanity,
Slyly tiptoeing through fields of gold
Picking dandelions with a heart so bold
Rays of sunshine, he gathers his treasures
Each yellow bud a gift, his heart full of pleasures
Amidst the greenery, a young boy roams
Dreaming of spreading...Read More
Pelting on the metal roof
Raps in crescendo ~
Incessant the reminder
Lest her nagging slips my mind
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anger, april, happy, march,
March is a sovereign
As she blows her winds, trees bend
Reluctant to leave
Childly clinging to her reign
Happily Spring rains on her
April 1, 2023
for "March into April Tankacrostic Poetry Contest"
by Andrea Dietrich
Accolades of rain
Persephone’s floral carpet
Raise starlets on green
Inauguration of births
Lush pastoral Fields of Fame
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich
March into April Tankacrostic Poetry Contest
At Sunday Easter
Parade children laughed and danced.
Rabbit and huge chick
In a float threw filled toy eggs,
lollipops, and jellybeans.
March Into April - Tankacrostic Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich...Read More
imagination, mystery, sound,
People and places like thread
Over and under, sewing your head
Leaking and squeaking
Thrilling and peeking
Elements of illusion
Remnants of delusion
Grumbling in your ears
Ending and halting heart beat in tears
Intermittent noises of the unseen
Souls playing around when clock...Read More
Through it all here I stand
She walks through the dark damp humid tunnels. She stops as the stripped frayed clothes leave her almost naked. Her palms shoving against the rampart in the voids tunnels and shouting with enthuse let there...Read More
Questions asked mound to millions
Unanswered now but not for long
Every turn explored and examined
Search continues with curious zest
Target will be reached without fail
30th March 2023
Contest: Writing Challenge Q words
Sponsor: Constance La France...Read More
Quest to quench thirst for queries.
the feathered owl man and his social theories
Can he dance for do you move heterogeneous. clam chowder to be ingested can you guess his name. Undistinguished gentlemen ferocious and insane. Currently the much wise sagacious yeti who devolution confer his home...Read More
10th grade, 1st grade,
Diving into a wonderland
A magical stress-free world
Merry thoughts throughout the world
I know I have got a good one
Nothing gets better than this
Gorgeous thoughts as the clouds smile at me...Read More
encouraging, happiness, inspirational,
Spoonfuls of happiness
Pouring out of your heart;
SOAP OF HEART
happy, heart, poetry, romance,
Soap of my heart somewhere far but near my heart,
Oh! Grand daughter and daughter of some African
F L O W E R S
beauty, butterfly, courage, future,
Flowers flowering beyond spot of distinction
Lovers drowning in sea of tears
Only time liberate shackled souls.
We were one, sound in oblivion, but
Enter pain of rebirth
Roses or arrows, we choose clearing.
Smell of wintry rain beneath skylight, forgiving.
Spreading happiness is the need of the hour;
Practising it requires so much of willpower.
Redressing others’ problems is always fine;
Empowering the weak at all times is a good sign.
Accepting people as they are should be your...Read More
Specific Types of Acrostic Poems
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alcohol, animal, autumn, children, christmas, easter, funny, halloween, kids, name, school, seasons, smoking, spring, summer, winter, word,
Definition | What is Acrostic in Poetry?