Tag: acrostic

  • Palindrom numbers placed on an image of a coronal mass ejection from the Sun.

    A coronal mass acrostic

    After I mentioned my take on acrostics to a friend, with positional and palindromic acrostics, I was challenged to make a new poem; where not only the alphabetical position of the first letter would, when concatenated, make a palindrome, but also the…

  • Positional and palindromic acrostics

    Recently I learned about a poetic form called Acrostic in a mathematical journal from 1940 called Eureka. An acrostic is a poem or other word composition in which the first letter (or syllable, or word) of each new line (or paragraph, or…