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You Matter

Goldfish, original watercolor painting by Leona J. Atkinson 2020
Goldfish watercolor painting by Leona J. Atkinson 2020

Just one

Fish in the sea

Of all humanity

Swimming towards eternity?

You matter!

Cinquain

Posted in November 2015, Senryu

One Among Many

One Oak Leaf among many Maple leaves--Senryu Cascade poem
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015

As I was walking to my car I noticed the many leaves scattered all across the parking lot.  Their colors vividly showed against the black pavement. The leaves seemed to all be from the colorful Maple trees that were planted nearby—except—right by my car I noticed one lonely Oak leaf lying in among all the Maple leaves.  Thus, an inspiration for today’s poem.