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Acrostic Name Poems

Acrostic name poems are simple poems in which each the first letter of each line forms a word or phrase vertically, it uses each letter of the name to begin an inspiring phrase.This type of poem is easy to write because it gives you a concrete format in which to write.

Few years ago I saw a stall in the weekend market printing personalized poems using the child's name and it is in acrostic poetry. Each line of the name starts with a different line of poetry describing a virtue or a quality that can be admired.

I thought, I can do that too, so when I got home, I started writing and use my daughter's name as a start and I get carried away and write more and more but then I got busy with something else and forget about it. This morning while looking for some papers, I found the notebook where I wrote all my acrostic name poems.

Here are some of my acrostic poems, you are free to use these poems, you can edit the poem that will suit your child's name.

Just cut and paste the poem in a word document and print it on any colour paper and put some cutouts or picture of your child. You can also purchase parchment paper which are available in any stationery shops.


M is for Magnificent, you are a joy

O is for Outgoing, always on the go

N is for Natural, the genuine side of you

I is for Imaginative, full of delightful surprises

C is for Cheerful,you always brighten my day

A is for Affectionate, an excellent character

Monica, you light up my life.


A is for Angelic, beauty beyond compare

L is for Lovely, warmhearted and tender

Y is for Young, so full of zest

S is for Special, right from the start

S is for Smile, such a delight

A is for Adorable, a loving heart

Alyssa, my cute little angel !


D is for Dependable, on you we can rely.

I is for Inventive, so full of imagination

A is for Adorable, so precious and lovely

N is for Nice, warm and loving

A is for Active, clever and bright

Diana, you are one in a million.



N is for Noble, clever and bright

A is for Affectionate, a delight to know

T is for Terrific, a treasure to find

A is for Angelic, from head to toe.

L is for Lively, everyone's friend.

I is for Imaginative, there is always something new.

E is for Endearing, a charming style

Natalie, your my special little girl.


A is for Advantage, for you are blessed with many

L is for Life, that you live so well

I is for Interest, you show in others

C is for Charming, the best side of your

E is for Excellence, your passion, your drive

Alice is much more than a name!


C is for Confident little boy

A is for Active, clever and bright

R is for Radiant, a bright shining star

L is for Loving, a treasure to find.

Carl, what a champ !


P is for Patience, heplful and always kind

A is for Adventurous, driven by boundless energy

U is for Unique, a very special son

L is for Lovable, a heart of gold.

Paul, we love you more than words can say.


T is for Terrific, you're such a delight

H is for Heart, yours is warm and loving

O is for Openess, I always wait for your stories

M is for Mighty, your inner strength

A is for Active, your made for action

S is for Sincere, a true and loyal friend

Thomas, you are dear to my heart.


T is for Thoughtful, the caring you

R is for Resourceful, you'll go far

O is for Orderly an excellent character

Y is for Young, so fun to be with.

Troy, a very special boy

Children can also create their own acrostic poems for their friends or gifts for family members.

Every poem that you create will be a unique compostion and can be a perfect gift for a birthday, new baby, baptism, or a special Christmas gift.

You can also frame or laminate the poem and put it in your child's room. Acrostic name poems can also enchance your scrapbooking album.

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