Even the orthography functions as a unit of visual organization, and of allusion: much of the verse is in fact structured by an acrostic .
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; - read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
The title of the poem is a near acrostic , containing the word coital (perhaps suggestive of self and other joining together).
To reflect this, God's name seems to have been intentionally left out of the narrative, appearing only as a hidden acrostic .
So an entire stanza or page might at times intervene between the M and the U of Mud (at other points the acrostic goes line to line).
He followed this lively discussion with another literacy activity-having students do an acrostic , using the word ‘retarded.’
This acrostic was probably written by a second or third-century Christian.
It's a good day to read the Times, do the acrostic , grade some exams, watch a movie, and eat dinner in a restaurant.
A simple structure for your prayer life may be based on an acrostic on the words ACTS.
I plan to do another blog post, finish the acrostic in the NYT Magazine, and do a bit of walking (with the help of my camera).