General Poetry posted August 26, 2017


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Political activist and legend

Paul Robeson

by Thal1959

Political Acrostic Poems Wanted Contest Winner 
Political activist, though not politician,
Actor's fame gained him needed recognition,
United Nations received him warmly and smiled,
Listened intently to him, as his singing beguiled.

 
Risked his career for the civil rights movement.
Outspoken against Imperialism's intent,
Beautiful baritone, talented through and through,
Educated at Rutgers, and in London, too,
Singer and actor, a lawyer and athlete,
Outcast and blacklisted; his reputation's defeat,
Never deterred him - his legacy is complete.

Writing Prompt
Write a10-line to 15-line acrostic poem with a political point of view.
Limitations:
No sound, animation, or other special effects of any kind.
Use one-color font on one-color background, selected from FS basic and advanced editors only.
One illustration (optional).
No author?s notes permitted.

Political Acrostic Poems Wanted
Contest Winner
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


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