Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, January 2016


focus on the good--Butterfly Cinquain
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2016


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.

5 thoughts on “Focus!

    1. When I wrote it I was thinking of someone in my family that needed to hear it and I am hoping they do, but I am so glad to hear that it spoke to you also. Thanks for letting me know. Life is short, enjoy your day and your garden 😊 and blessings to you daily

  1. Hi! I’m doing a blog post about variations on the cinquain, and would really like permission to include this one on my blog tomorrow. The blog is Writing and Ruminating, and here’s the link to it:

    Thanks for your consideration, and for your wonderful work!

    1. Hi Kelly, thank you for your kind comment on my work and yes, you may use “Focus!” in your blog post tomorrow. I am honored to have you include my poem on your site. Thank you for asking. –Leona

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