Posted in Cinquain

Sights and Sounds of Freedom

Fireworks

Freedom

Hearing its sound

Seeing it in the sky

Red white and blue rules the night

Tonite

Cinquain

Tonight my neighborhood is abounding with fireworks, it seems everyone around me has some kind of noisemakers going off and lighting up the sky.

I think it’s more abundant this year because all our big fireworks shows were cancelled because of Covid, so more people bought their own to shoot off at home.

I enjoy it all to a point, as I am all for celebrating the freedoms we have and am very grateful for them, but when it goes on and on until all hours of the night then I have to say enough is enough and it’s getting quite close to the midnight hour right now, so I am about to say “Enough!” 😊

Posted in Haiku, March 2019

In the North

Sunset in the northern sky, blue and pink sky

A phenomenon

The sky was speaking tonight

In soft blues and pinks

Haiku

Sunset tonight in my area must have been spectacular for as I looked out my North window I saw an amazing sky layered in blues and pinks. I can only imagine what the Western sky displayed!

Posted in Acrostic, July 2014, Ruba'i

JULY

Acrostic and Ruba'i poetry titled JULY--USA Flag and Pledge of Allegiance
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014

July to me here in the USA is the patriotic month.
As we once again celebrate Independence Day I am reminded of the words of our Pledge of Allegiance to our Flag