Friday, May 28, 2010

The Hazards of the Acrostic

Thanks to Rob Taylor for pointing out this story about a Burmese poet imprisoned for embedding a political message in a Valentine's poem--and finally released to write again.

The most trouble I've ever got into for an acrostic was having a CBC producer miffed at me. And how about that Burmese language? He said all that in an 8 line poem!


Megan said...

I want to hear the story about the CBC producer.

Zachariah Wells said...

B. Glen Rotchin said...

A favourite acrostic: