An Acrostic Poem...

'U’'ndeniably mythological; creatures of fairy tale.
 
'N’'eeding not any proof, we just know that they were there.
 
'I’'n dreams, in thoughts, and stories - are where they may be found;
 
'C’'oloring imagination with feelings quite profound.
 
'O’'r perhaps in a long ago time; and a far, far away land.
 
'R’'unning free in fields of stardust;
 
'N’'ever touched by human hands.
 
'S’'heltered forever by rumor, their magical mystery stands.

(2013)

An acrostic poem is a poem that spells a word vertically with every beginning letter of each verse. In this case, it's U-N-I-C-O-R-N-S. For an acrostic, rhyming and/or meter are not necessary, just more challenging, which makes it so much more fun...

acrostic, fantasy, unicorns, fairy tales

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Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

I've never heard of that style of poetry before. It was fun and fresh reading. It was very well done

james matthew coleman
about 6 years

I've read some, just didn't know what they were called. Awesome!

Cory Garcia
about 6 years

Very cool! Gotta love stretching those poetic muscles!Its fun to do them sometimes and see if anyone notices :)

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