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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
Twitter, twitter, birds in trees, on
Wires and rooftops, info please, con
Everybody into reading, watching, knowing, hearing,
Even on the mountains, in the deserts – we are nearing
Total information overload. It's all a toss-up,
Strive on, or talk about it. We can stand just so much gossip.
smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro
Today I heard the birdies sing.
Whatever did they say?
Each sound did have a certain ring
Each seemed to mean: come play.
Their dialects vary greatly here:
Some chirp, some cheep: all joy to hear

smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro

Telephones are the bane of my life,
Witless calls and endless strife,
Eeryone speaks, but insincere
Endless talk – but no-one hears,
Talking rubbish – all inane,
Sometimes I think that I'm insane.

smiley - birosmiley - birosmiley - biro

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