Double Acrostic Poem

Poetry Contest
Write a Double Acrostic poem where the first and last letter of each line spell out the same word in the opposite way.

See example below:


Too often I've been saying thiS
How many times, I've lost tracK
All the guidance, support, and affectioN
Nits, suggestions or even a smallest ideA
Knowledge that'll never be too mucH
Satisfying journey I hope to lasT

Copyright : arjuna

Please note that the last letter on each line in the example is capitalised to show a clearer pattern. The actual entries should be in normal letters.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool of 60.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, March 20, 2009.

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    Poets were challenged to write a poem where the first letter and last letter of each line spell out the same word in the opposite way. Please consider the requirements when making a choice for the winner.

This contest is full. There are no reserved spots remaining. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on that work is not eligible for a contest.

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Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:59pm EST.

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