This was my first attempt at an acrostic.
Hope you approve. xOx Pea xOx
A is for All for one and one for all!
B for Because it is the route to peace.
C for Can't we please start now?
D,I don't know, how about Dream?
E for Eager, Endure, and. . .yes. . .Embrace.
F,let's assign to Friendship -- so important.
G,let's say, is for Good and Grace.
H? Let me see. How about Handiwork?
I shouldn't be for I, but for Ideals.
J for Justice. Oh yes, and Joy.
K for kisses chaste and otherwise.
L, you guessed it, is for Love.
M for Making the world a better place.
N? Hmmm. Let's make it for Nice.
O for Oddballs to be nice to, too.
P is for Poems to entertain and inspire.
Q for Questioning powers-that-be.
R for Reach, rather than rich. Right?
S for Saving ourselves by giving.
T let's let stand for Today
U is for U-turn if going the wrong way.
V for Victories gained by peaceful means.
W I like for World We embrace with heart & Will.
X is a toughie. Gon' hafta reserve.
Y for Yield to keep from crashing.
Z for Zero tolerance toward hate. Period.
(c) Phyllis Jean Green, July, 2010
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|Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|An eclectic assortment of love. How about xylophone?
|Reviewed by Susan Smith
|X - for X-mas? Good poem for Sunday School - for all ages.|
|Reviewed by JMS Bell
|IF ONLY...IF ONLY, WELL, WE WILL ALL JUST HAVE TO KEEPING PRAYING THAT ONE DAY...IF ONLY. THANKS FOR SHARING THIS GREAT MESSAGE. LOVE AND BLESSINGS, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS|
|Reviewed by Lori Moore
|A wonderful message.|
|Reviewed by Jon Willey
|Phyllis Jean, a difficult task you assumed my friend. But I do like what you have rendered here for examination. Nasty old "X", a tough one in any situation. Glad it was you and not I to struggle with that one. Joy, love and peace be with you. Jon Michael|
|Reviewed by Connie Faust
|First of all, I love the title, "The Heart Primer - International Version" We all need a heart primer!
A really nice, cheerful, wise primer it is .
Now for the X, how about, "X is don't put all your X in one basket; reach out and touch somebody." LOL
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|A great alphabet of reason that should be followed by all...
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|Awesome Acrostic poetry!!!! You are amazing!
Peace,love and light,
|Reviewed by TONY NERONE
|Wonderful piece of writing, Phyllis.
GOD BLESS YOU
|Reviewed by Carole Mathys
|A well crafted poem, Pea...love it!
|Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
|i like this!!|
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
|Much beauty, much compassion, many lessons in wise lines -- now would we learn from this wonderful write. Thank you, (((Pea))). Well done.
(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
|This is a wonderfully stitched together poem--
I feel like I have just sat in on a very intimate conversation!
And the end ties it all together cleverly ~
|Reviewed by John Flanagan
|I like I and K and O and R and U..oh hell, I like all of them, Pea...and I like you, too.
Ever your fan.