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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)?

Spreading Happiness, One Dandelion at a Time
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
Categories: boy, care, happiness, humanity,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member April
Another downpour Pelting on the metal roof Raps in crescendo ~ Incessant the reminder Lest her nagging slips my mind - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Tankacrostic...Read More
Categories: rain,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member 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 ...Read More
Categories: anger, april, happy, march,
Form: Acrostic
Accolades of rain Persephone’s floral carpet Raise starlets on green Inauguration of births Lush pastoral Fields of Fame Date: 31/03/23 Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich March into April Tankacrostic Poetry Contest ...Read More
Categories: april, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member April
At Sunday Easter Parade children laughed and danced. Rabbit and huge chick In a float threw filled toy eggs, lollipops, and jellybeans. 3/30/2023 March Into April - Tankacrostic Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich...Read More
Categories: easter,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member Poltergeist
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
Categories: imagination, mystery, sound,
Form: Acrostic
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
Categories: allegory,
Form: Acrostic
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
Categories: truth,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member QUEST
QUEST Quest to quench thirst for queries. ...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Acrostic
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
Categories: allegory,
Form: Acrostic
Diving into a wonderland Radical 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
Categories: 10th grade, 1st grade,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Spreading Happiness
Spoonfuls of happiness Pouring out of your heart; Remedy...Read More
Categories: encouraging, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Acrostic
Soap of my  heart somewhere far but near my heart, Oh! Grand daughter and daughter of some African ...Read More
Categories: happy, heart, poetry, romance,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member F L O W E R S
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. (Inspired...Read More
Categories: beauty, butterfly, courage, future,
Form: Acrostic
Spreading Happiness
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
Categories: happiness, joy,
Form: Acrostic

Specific Types of Acrostic Poems

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Definition | What is Acrostic in Poetry?

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