Sentence Examples


  • An acrostic poem is a poem that uses each of the letters in a particular topic word as the basis for the lines within the poem.
  • Acrostic poems are often written to spell someone's name or words such as PEACE, LOVE, JOY, HOPE, and FRIENDSHIP.
  • Since acrostic poems require no special literary knowledge, they are a great way to introduce children to poetry.
  • This book is worthy of note on account of the quaint and sarcastic humour of its numerous acrostic verses.
  • The A pologeticum, undoubtedly by Commodianus, although the name of the author (as well as the title) is absent from the MS., is free from the acrostic restriction.