Posted in April 2015, Free Verse, NaPoWriMo 2015


Free Verse inspired by Emily Dickinson's poem "Fame is a Bee"
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015
(bee clipart from This poem was inspired by Emily Dickinson’s poem ” Fame is a bee”

NaPoWriMo–Day 5–Prompt: rewrite one of Emily Dickinson’s poems

My choice was:  “Fame is a bee.” written in (1788)

Fame is a bee. 
It has a song— 
It has a sting— 
Ah, too, it has a wing.


A born and raised Midwesterner who traveled to Oregon in 2006 via the Oregon Trail route, fell in love with Oregon and now call it home. I am retired and pursuing my life long dream of becoming a Freelance Inspirational Writer.

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