Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, July 2018

Life’s Ordinary Things

Blue Bird singing, Red Rose blooming, Watercolor by Leonas Designs

Bird song,

First rose in bloom.

Enjoying the simple things.

Feel of rain, and the warmth of sun

Blessings,

Priceless, often overlooked,

Treasures are free,

And in our lives

Abound.

Butterfly Cinquain

Find beauty and joy in the ordinary things that life brings.

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” –Eleonora Duse

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Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, November 2017

Take a Chance

Snoopy Top Dog

Follow

Creativity.

Sometimes it leads

You on an amazing journey

To find

Hidden talents within yourself!

You will enjoy finding

New things to do,

And create!

Butterfly Cinquain

Lately I have been trying to learn how to draw. I have always wanted to but never really took the time to see if I could. So, last month I decided I would.

I bought a Sketch Book and some drawing pencils, found a daily drawing prompt site on Instagram and began my journey!

It has been a delightful, rewarding time each day. I am learning so much, finding hidden talent I didn’t know I had and meeting new friends.

I usually search for “How to Draw” sites or on You Tube that have drawing tutorials.

Today was especially exciting as the Prompt was to draw “Numbers”.

I decided to create something from the Numbers 25 as today is the 25th.

The drawing you see posted above is what resulted! It just amazed me to see where creativity led me today! From the numbers 25 to a Snoopy Top Dog drawing! 😊 I just had to share my excitement!

(PS: If you want to see my daily drawing journey Follow me on Instagram @LeonasDesigns )

Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, Scripture, September 2017

Leaf Legacy

Leaf on sidewalk
Living 

Among shadows

Of the past’s occurances

Alone I face the future

Certain

That my life was not in vain

It was orchestrated

For a purpose

Fulfilled

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Based on Psalm 138:8  The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. (ESV)

Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, May 2017

Greeter

Welcome Mat

Welcome!

My name is Mat

I meet and greet you daily 

I put myself out there for you 

Just smile

Acknowlege that I am sincere

My heart’s very fragile

Not a Door Mat

I’m real

Butterfly Cinquain

A Greeter is a person who greets people entering a store, church service, or other public place. When I wrote this poem I was thinking of Dennis who is a greeter at our local Walmart store. He is always friendly and outgoing no matter the day or time. He always greets with a smile, handshake, fist bump and good word. So many people appreciate his sincere friendly attitude. The world can surely use more people like this! 

Global Greeter Network official | Come as a guest, leave as a friend