poems featuring Acrostic

Can a poem hide a literal secret message? It can when it’s an acrostic poem! In it, the first letters of every line spell out a word or phrase, and it can add a whole new meaning to a seemingly straightforward poem. Click here to sign up and read more about Acrostic.

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Inevitability of Death

(Acrostic)

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pluto
pluto Commabassador Planets man

"Elizabeth" An Acrostic by Edgar Allan Poe

Elizabeth it is in vain you say 'Love not' -- thou sayest it in so sweet a way:

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bruvton
bruvton Commabassador Mężczyzna pije

S T O P

Massacre in Sudan, protesters attacked in Hong Kong, genocide in Myanmar, and food being blocked from entering Yemen causing the starvation of many innocent people. Lots of people are dying. I wish pe...

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hanniecakes
hanniecakes Gifted Writer And at last I see the light <3

Stronger

A quick acrostic tanka on today’s prompt “wrist”... I’ve been in a much better place lately, and wanted to express that. Hope you enjoy! :D <3 (All art from Pinterest)

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bruvton
bruvton Commabassador Mężczyzna pije

More Summer Vibes

An acrostic tanka that reminds me of Canada.

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jamiemads
jamiemads Writing with heart and mind.

Guilt (acrostic poem) by Jamie Mads

An acrostic poem about guilt. I hope you like it!

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

S... T... R... E... S... S...

Prompt word "stress" matches my feelings this afternoon.

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usagi
usagi Silver Comma Socially awkward swamp witch.

A Father's Pride

A free form/acrostic poem. Poems within a poem. A little look into my family dynamics. Not so great. But honest, nonetheless.

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routheboat
routheboat Gifted Writer 17 | poetry and flash fiction

DEMONS

it's a constant struggle | prompt: defeated | acrostic/palindrome

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xxwinterblue
xxwinterblue Life has no Ctrl+Z. So just keep typing.

Heartbreak

Heartbreak--my first try at an acrostic poem on Commaful!

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