Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser #1 Introduction and first challenge

In this new feature I love to explore other “special” haiku forms like “Pi-ku” and for example the “Acrostic haiku”.

For this first episode of “Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser” I love to challenge you to create an “acrostic” haiku. What does that mean “acrostic”? Well an “acrostic” haiku looks like this:

Sweet memories
Under the old apple tree
Newly weds

©️ Chèvrefeuille

You take a word (in the above example “sun”) and with the separated letters from that word you have to create a haiku. Here is another example, this time the word is “one”:

Only eyes for you
Naked she lays down on the beach
Everlasting love

©️ Chèvrefeuille (our host)

Here is my attempt:

Deluge tragedy
Open floodgates destroy homes
Gone are lives you’ve built

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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