Acrostic Poems ... and some Prose

Acrostic Poems ... and some Prose

by Mike Miller
     
 

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Acrostics - many think of the puzzle, clues, answered in numbers spaces, transferred to a grid, resulting in a message.

Well, Acrostic Poems are different. Read the first letter of each line down, there's a message, and the body of the acrostics says more about the message. Or read the first letter of each word in the following sentence:

Any

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Acrostics - many think of the puzzle, clues, answered in numbers spaces, transferred to a grid, resulting in a message.

Well, Acrostic Poems are different. Read the first letter of each line down, there's a message, and the body of the acrostics says more about the message. Or read the first letter of each word in the following sentence:

Any Challenge Requires Outside Study To Inform Completely.

Famous authors who wrote acrostics include Lewis Carroll (Through the Looking Glass), Edgar Allen Poe (ELIZABETH).

Here is a collection of fun and functional acrostics, most original by the author. Also included is a guide to creating your own acrostics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466292208
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/14/2011
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

Mike Miller is a retired computer software developer and manager turned author, photographer, stereographer (3D photographer), and painter. His artwork has appeared (occasionally earning ribbons) in local art exhibitions and his writing has won local awards and has appeared in national and regional newsletters and anthologies.

He writes prose, poetry, word games and word search puzzles, fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, and how-to books.

He creates (design, organization, printing) booklets, anthologies, chapbooks based on original and contributed manuscripts.

Mike participates in several writing circles (critiquing groups): the Write Touch Writing Group (Lockport NY), Northside Writers (Snyder NY), Basics2Bylines (Williamsville NY), Lewiston Writers Group (Lewiston NY). He is a member of the Niagara Arts Guild (Lockport NY), the Market Street Art Center (MSAC) and the MSAC Third Thursdays Group, and is on the Board of Directors of the MSAC. Mike volunteers for several organizations, and conducts demonstrations and workshops on publishing, creativity, and stereography. He has an office on www.zoetrope.com, an online writer's community.

You may email Mike at wordfunnel@cs.com.

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