Weekly Challenges



Write an acrostic poem that spells out a name, place, object, theme, emotion – your choice. (In an acrostic poem, the first letter of each new line spells out a word or message.) [Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash]


  • Waiting

    Wondering if too much of my happiness is in your hands.

    Answering the phone eagerly only to hear the yapping of telemarketers.

    Interesting, how you didn't call.

    Tidying the entryway. 

  • Music

    Melodies are like a cloudless sky,

    sometimes gliding into your head

    and other times disappearing into a thin wisp of air like an

    Umbrella of fear,

  • The School Day

    The day starts, 

    Hearing the first bell, I am already falling apart.

    Enough stress already today, 


    So much homework, I think I will decay.

    C- on my history test,

    Hey, at least I did my best.

  • Croissant

    Crunchy on the outside

    Rich in warm flavor

    On your way home, you will stop to get one

    It will be in your stomach before you get to the house

  • The Best Town Ever

    Today, tomorrow, and always 

    Here this wonderful town shall be. 

    Even though it doesn’t show up on maps, it still will always be

    The only town I’ll truly call home. 

  • Me

    Always putting others before myself, I don't know why, it's just something I do too much and too often

    Maybe I am enough, just the way I am, if I look a little deeper than just what others say they see