Moon, and other acrostic poems
Dwelling on the island of
Remembrance, time is
Eternity, as I look to
A landscape full of dusky images
Marauding through my mind.
Pillow of pine,
Inhaling your fragrance is like flying to
Neverland, running among trees,
Healthy, red and fleshy,
Each vessel in you is precious,
Aching to pump the lover's blood, as he
Rides through forests and glens.
The misty moors he flies over on his beast.
Links about Moons and Poetry
- Table of Moons in Solar System: Discovery, Size and Orbital Period - Windows to the Universe
Windows to the Universe - Learn about Earth and space science, related arts, humanities for students, teachers, and other learners - activities, games, images, in English and Spanish.
- Famous Poets and Poems - Read and Enjoy Poetry
Famous Poets and Poems is a free poetry site. We have a large collection of poems and quotes from over 550 poets.
Images of Dark and Light
Acrostic poems are fun to create. Each line of the poem begins with the letter of the poem's title word, and the first word of the line is capitalized. Part of the challenge of this form of poetry is finding the appropriate word beginning with a particular letter of the alphabet to begin the poem's next line. The best word will keep the poem flowing naturally, whether the style is lyrical or prose.
Subjects for Acrostic Poems
Acrostic poems are written on a variety of subjects, such as food, romance, art, nature, humor or a favorite activity. Sets of acrostic poems can have a theme, such as a season, a place to visit, a habitat, or a person's name.
Why do people write acrostic poems?
1. Pass time on a train or bus ride.
2. Can't resist writing poetry about what they see around them.
3. Tell a story.
4. Delight a child.
5. Enjoy the challenge of writing this type of poem.
5. Express appreciation or gratitude for another person.
7. Frame and give as a gift to a family member, friend or lover.
***Note to readers ~ Inspiration may touch you at any time, so be sure to carry a notebook and pet with you wherever you go!***
The book that inspired my love of acrostic poems ~
This book inspired me to create original acrostic poems, especially a bunch that had a theme in common. Once you start, you many not want to stop.
© 2009 Karen Szklany Gault
More by this Author
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A list of 10 ways that a family can enjoy a rainy day together. Having fun together strengthens our bonds and helps us live longer.