Posted in Cinquain, December 2017

Souls of Humanity

Circles, abstract art


All different

Yet all are the same

Outside, what differs is what’s



Posted in June 2015, Tanka

Leap Second

Leap Second--Tanka poem
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015
(graphic from

At the end of the day on June 30th one additional second was added to our time.
“Rare Leap Second Makes June 30th Longest Day of the Year”
When I heard about that I didn’t give it much thought, until I read this article:
“The Top Ten Incredible Things That Happen Every Second”
I thought #5-#3 and #1 were pretty amazing!