Very disappointing, don't you think, today's word? One must use it, though. No backsliding permitted! Unpromising starters can offer a stimulating challenge to the acrostician. Could VOUCHER perhaps turn out to be the portal to the perfect poem? Having come this far, however, I'm beginning to doubt it. Ending the poem well is looking increasingly unlikely. Redeem this failed effort for a more successful outcome next time around.
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