Friday, April 30, 2010

An arm and a Leg

An exotic holiday
Nice idea

Ample rest
Relaxation but
Melting currency

Awakened thoughts
Nagging worries

A forturne spent

Lost years of
Earnings earned
Greeted with worry again

- written for Acrostic Only ;  Prompt 7

Meaning of the slang: A large amount of money; very expensive or costly.

Burnt Out

Bursts of anger
Under work pressure
Running out steam
Naively continuing
To slog

Outward healthy
Unhealthy inside
Times of distress

- written for Acrostic Only ;  Prompt 3

Go Bananas

Goofing away
Orbiting around

Bumping into
A store
Noisily, evoking
Angry stares
Nonsensically he sang
Sweeping lottery away

- written for Acrostic Only ;  Prompt 5

Meaning of 'Go Bananas' : To be irrational and wild; to lose control


Amateurish pranks
Insignificant rants
Rolling eyes
Hovering cries
Enlightened never
Airy cravings
Drool all over

- written for Acrostic Only ; Prompt 6

Meaning of Airhead: Someone who isn't very smart; a stupid person.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Gun in hand
Untwining puzzles
Meticulously investigates scene
Solving crooked crimes
Hooking the guilty
Omnipresence felt everywhere
Ensnaring with suspense

- written for Acrostic Only ; Prompt 8

Meaning of GumshoeA detective or private investigator

Note: The April months' acrostics are all English slangs and usages many of which I wasnt aware of the meaning..These acrostics are really fun to write though I havent been able to do many. This month and probably the next I might not be so regular here, have been very time-tight lately:(

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

World Economy

Welding nations around globe
Objective being price stability
Raising standards of living
Lowering poverty, increasing prosperity
Developing nations growing fast

Emerging markets bring opportunity
Creating jobs and money
Optimal usage of resources
Net incomes spirally increase
Of common man, with
Many needs getting satisfied
Yielding a secure livelihood

-written for Acrostic Only ; Prompt 10

Police Brutality

Punishing innocent people
Optimised power misuse
Liberty unlawfully thrusted
Increasing criminal activities
Corrupted officials who
Encourage other sinners

Bribes taken regularly
Ragging impoverished folks
Unilaterally tuned mindset
Terror to everyone
Abrasion of ethics
Lies tarnishing uniform
Indictment is required
They should be
Yelled proper punishment

- written for Acrostic Only ; Prompt 4