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Acrostic Poems | Acrostic Examples

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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)?

Premium Member Consistent Congress
Contemptibly craven Oratory obfuscates Never nuanced Gerrymandering guile Readily reacts to roaring rabble Egregiously expects economic encouragement Smug, self-righteous and self- serving Slippery sounding sound bites...Read More
Categories: perspective,
Form: Acrostic



Acrostic 1
NINETEEN SAFEGUARDING THIRTEEN I loved you, girl, and still do,  Jeopardy followed us from the beginning  Knowledge was mine but not yours  Labyrinth of your age astounded most.  Minor, you were, but I took care of it  Nourished your generation...Read More
Categories: emotions,
Form: Acrostic
Acrostic 1
BLACKBERRIES Blackberry pie stick a knife and a spoon out Loving it with custard or ice-cream A sweet short pastry needed Crusty top when baked K a vitamin contained in blackberries are an excellent source. Blackberries contain high levels of antioxidants...Read More
Categories: emotions,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Halloween Acrostic
Harrowing, scary stories Abundance of ghosts Laughing jack-o-lanterns Lots of candy treats 0ld, creaky stairs Witches on broomsticks Eerie sounds Exciting adventures Naughty tricks Written September 28, 2022 ...Read More
Categories: fun, halloween, holiday,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member His Spirit to Keep
His Spirit to Keep In this day, twenty-eighth of August, twenty eighteen Still, the day of mourning. Spent in tears and grief Paralysis, this cannot be true In prayer, wishing his presence Remembering all the happy times Invincible...Read More
Categories: grief, missing you,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member Moon River
My dear, I'll always wish for you the zest Only the first-class in life for you, Over and over, I say you are the best Nothing more I can say or do. Reason tells me I'll always love you In...Read More
Categories: lost love,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Her Faith In God
Her Faith In God How she’d speak of her family with pride, All her friends knew that Connie was no fraud. Poetry helped her share her faith in God. Personally, the day she died, I cried, Yet, also felt happy,...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, death, emotions,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Love And Listen
The experience of being isolated from a group or activity to which one should belong or be involved in: Alienating each other is never the answer to world's problems Love and listen to what the other...Read More
Categories: strength, together,
Form: Acrostic
Divine Word
D- ivine I- nstitution V- ested with the I- deals to N- urture and E- ducate W- eaving the path to O- verall R- eadiness and D- evelopment September 25, 2022, 6:00 PM 13.3771°...Read More
Categories: angst, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member How Many And How Long
H ow many senseless murders O rphans left by acts of war W hich man will next receive orders M aybe the world is tired of the gore A nswer me if you can, is murder right N ow tell,...Read More
Categories: america, faith,
Form: Acrostic
Eighty-Eight
Eighty-eight is the number of keys in a standard piano. In every key is a different sound that races. Get high with God as you pluck each key. Heavens above will rejoice when you sing with...Read More
Categories: celebration, life,
Form: Acrostic
COK Is It
Cherish the time with your parents Our time will come just like theirs. Keep holding on to those memories Envisaging that good memories will not cease forever....Read More
Categories: care, parents,
Form: Acrostic
Igorot Me
I-ndigenous inhabitants/people G-enuinely O-ccupying the mountainous R-ealm that was O-fficially T-ransformed into sublime scenery. M-y E-xclusive/evolutionary pedigree For my IP roots from the mountain city and provinces of the north, also known as Cordillera, that has been...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Igorots
I-ndigenous inhabitants/people G-enuinely O-ccupying the mountainous R-ealm that was O-fficially T-ransformed into S-ublime scenery. For my IP roots from the mountain city and provinces of the north, also known as Cordillera, that has been practicing unique cultures...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Acrostic
THEY ALL LAUGHED
THEY ALL LAUGHED An acrostic sonnet They all laughed when I told them How much I loved you. Everyone said we were too young. Yet, right from the start, I knew At your age, they told me Love is just in your...Read More
Categories: anniversary, love,
Form: Acrostic

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Definition | What is Acrostic in Poetry?

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