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.
TweetsDmitri GheorgheniTwitter, twitter, birds in trees, onWires and rooftops, info please, conEverybody into reading, watching, knowing, hearing,Even on the mountains, in the deserts – we are nearingTotal information overload. It's all a toss-up,Strive on, or talk about it. We can stand just so much gossip.BelToday I heard the birdies sing.Whatever did they say?Each sound did have a certain ringEach seemed to mean: come play.Their dialects vary greatly here:Some chirp, some cheep: all joy to hearPedanticBarStewardTelephones are the bane of my life,Witless calls and endless strife,Eeryone speaks, but insincereEndless talk – but no-one hears,Talking rubbish – all inane,Sometimes I think that I'm insane.Acrostic Poems Archive
Dmitri Gheorgheni, Bel, and PedanticBarSteward
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