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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)?

Ubiquitous hedgehogs hibernate
Around us all doth changeth as Autumn slowly tiptoes in Unbeknown exactly were the squirrels hide their winter nuts To eat when there is nothing, on winter’s coldest days ahead Ubiquitous hedgehogs hibernate for winter’s longest sleep My...Read More
Categories: autumn, sleep,
Form: Acrostic

Be an Inspiration
B-Believing in yourself is the best thing to do, to reach for your dreams, E-Even if it seems nothing goes your way, don’t give up you will not...Read More
Categories: appreciation, caregiving, change, confidence,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Zephyr
"Zing!" goes the strings of my pleased heart Every time colorful confetti of Autumn leaves Pirouette down from trees, falling atop my Head. Yippee! I walk...Read More
Categories: autumn, happiness, imagery, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Autumn Idyll
Another year has come full turn Using seasons to measure time Turning, spinning an orange world Under a shower of falling leaves Much ado about pumpkin and spice Nature’s most mellow season of all....Read More
Categories: autumn, color, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Autumn Colors
After the rains disappear and summer heat dissolves Under sapphire sky soft breeze ripples and revolves Trees lining the garden path prepare to face the fall Umber leaves wilt slow and wait for the winter’s call Morning dew clings...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, nature,
Form: Acrostic

Bring Me Home
W hat I'd like to give you, is an ounce of my perfume. A beautiful aroma that wafts around the room. N o need to be coy, we have the same...Read More
Categories: feelings, for her, for
Form: Acrostic
Colorful Fall
Carnelian and crimsons orchestrate eye music Ornate as orange oboes that blare a fiery woo Loud in the hills, flaring flutes of maroon thrill, Oscillating in burgundy trills of a breezy banjo Red rises in volumes that the...Read More
Categories: autumn,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Autumn
Autumn is a beautiful time of the year ...Read More
Categories: autumn, food, holiday, home,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Thirst
Tipsy on your honey-sweet flavor Hungry desire for your healing touch, Intensifying; so tantalizing Rush of excitement you give me, wild; Shivers my body and spirits as I Taste you with my eager tongue! Date written: 09/25/2021...Read More
Categories: passion, sensual,
Form: Acrostic
Equally divided day and night, Quietly seasons change. Under silver-hued Harvest Moon, In tune with Earth Harmony, Nymphs dance and Dryad's awake On this night when the Goddess returns 'Xcitedly to her Lover in the Underworld. Note: In Greek mythology, the fall...Read More
Categories: mythology, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Pumpkin Spice
Pretty leaves aflutter Undertones of melancholy Making hearts reminisce Praising God for all that is Keeping grace within Inviting friends to share November dreams in prayer Silent scents of autumn Pumpkin spice and crisp gatherings Igniting fires of spontaneous joy Capturing hopes and wonders Everlasting...Read More
Categories: autumn, blessing,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member FALL
Freeing Autumn's Lovable Leaves...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member COFFEE-
Crist Offers Forgivingness For Every one Everywhere 9/23/21 Written by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021 ...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, devotion, metaphor,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member ONE MAN'S POISON
P oisonous I llicit L ife-threatening L ethal S cenario P ersonal I llness L audable L ifesaving S oothers...Read More
Categories: 10th grade,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member CAT'S MEOW-
Christ Always There Serving Men and mankind Every one, everywhere Open hands arms and heart Welcomes each and everyone AMEN! 9/23/21 Written by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, feelings, sound, word
Form: Acrostic

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Definition | What is Acrostic in Poetry?

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