The Acrostic Poetry Challenge: Census

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The Acrostic Poem has been a long-standing challenge, mainly between B'Elana and PedanticBarSteward. However, we've decided to open up the idea to anyone who would like to take part, as a regular poetry challenge.

The word chosen each time is the Telegram Game's current word, so if you join in or subscribe to the telegram game you'll know as soon as it's announced. When you've completed your poem, submit it by posting to a new thread below, and we'll put the best of them together in the next issue.

Have fun!


Dmitri Gheorgheni

Counting, counting,
Every one,
Number fun.
Sheepgate mounting,
Up they spring,
Slumber bring.

smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro


Counting up the numbers
Each and every time,
Needless computations,
Stealthily untwine,
Used for obfuscation,
Statistics will define.

smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro


Christmas 's due to Herod's count of
Every woman, man he found.
Newborn boys were to be killed.
So MarĂ­e, who was strong-willed
Undertook a dangerous flight
Saving Jesus Christ all right.

smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro

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