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Acrostic ~ Do you appreciate your umbrella? ~ #1-28-B
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Umbrellas by BeasPeas
 Category:  Humor Poetry
  Posted: February 15, 2013      Views: 420
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My name is Marilyn D.F. Boire, under the pen name of BeasPeas (after my mother, named Bea, who also wrote). I have a BFA in sculpture/3-D art. I also paint (oils, watercolor and mixed media). Like most of us, I've been writing since childhood. I - more...

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Umbrellas are used for sun and for rain
Modestly canvassed and wall-flowery plain
Bursting with beauty or comically fringed
Rufflingly playful or gaudily trimmed
Elegantly strolling the Easter Parade
Leaning over sidewalks in cafe's cascade
Leisurely lounging on seashores and decks
A protective shield for lovers' quick pecks
Splendidly humble whether opened or closed

Marilyn D. F. Boire ~ February 15, 2013


Acrostic Poetry writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write an acrostic poem. Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title. See an example in the announcement.

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Do you love and appreciate your umbrella? An acrostic poem. Thank you for reading my poetry.

Image: "Father Charles' Umbrellas" by Marilyn D.F. Boire, Idyllwild, CA
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