July 6 2009 Poetry Newsletter
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Serana- reviving acrostic poetry
Acrostics have long been used as a poetic form and a memory tool. US Army veteran, David J. Serana has been reviving this form as a high tribute named after his father.
I have posted a new forum topic for acrostics- be they silly, beautiful, or a tribute, I would love to read yours- you can post at:
I wish all of you a wonderful week! This week went by so very quickly it seems-
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Thy genius calls thee not to purchase fame In keen iambics, but mild anagram: Leave writing plays, and choose for thy command Some peaceful province in Acrostic Land. There thou mayest wings display and altars raise, And torture one poor word ten thousand ways.
Angela Saunders, Poetry Editor
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