What poem do you really need to write, but can’t? The hiddenness of the acrostic might be just your poetic ticket. It was for Monica Sharman.
Poetry Prompt: Choose Risk Over Cuteness —The Acrostic Poem
Think the acrostic poem is too cute? Think again. Join Callie Feyen and Tania Runyan and see how risky the form can be.
Poet-a-Day: Meet Barbara Crooker
Sometimes a poem can start as free verse and as things go, the poem is asking to be written in form. Barbara Crooker’s acrostic shows the way.
Poetry Prompt: Thankful Acrostics When Poetry Feels Like It’s Gone
Callie Feyen believed she’d lost the poetry of teaching, but Megan Willome showed her that poetry (and teaching) hadn’t lost *her.*
How to Write an Acrostic Poem Infographic
Our new infographic will teach you how to write an acrostic poem and have you writing poetry soup for every meal.
Poetry Prompt: The Double Acrostic
One of the trickier types of acrostic poetry is the double acrostic, also known as shadow poetry. Join us as we stand up to the challenge and write some poetry.
Poetry Prompt: A Hidden Acrostic
Some acrostic poems are meant to be mysterious. Come along with us as we unravel a hidden acrostic poem and create some of our own.
Poetry Prompt: 6 Steps to Writing the Polished Acrostic
One way to pay tribute to someone special in your life is by writing a poem with their name all over it. This week we learn six steps to writing the polished acrostic poem.
Poetry Prompt: Acrostics
Acrostic poetry has its roots in classical antiquity yet still finds its way into modern verse. We’re learning a bit about this unique poetry style while we put our imaginations to work, writing some fun acrostics.