Acrostic Poem: The Bible Is The Word Of God

The poem below leans more toward the traditional Acrostic, in that the poem itself is actually about the vertically spelled-out words.   I pledge allegiance to the Bible, God’s Holy Word.  I will make it a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.  I will hide its word in my heart, that…

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Date Poem for: October Thirty-First, 2015

For years, I did a series of poetry that I called “Date Poems”.  These were basically acrostics that I did using the letters in the day’s date–originally just the first letters.  For example, instead of writing out “SATURDAY OCTOBER THIRTY-FIRST, I would simply use the letters S_O_T_F.  Then, writing site started to require much longer…

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Acrostic Poems and Different Ways to Write Them

An acrostic poem is created by writing a word vertically, and then writing, not necessarily rhymed, about the vertically-written word (at least, traditionally)  for example:   Open the door, Chilly winds blow; The sky grows darker earlier. Over the breeze comes the smell of spice. Bundling up in sweaters to keep off the chill; Every…

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