Posted in June 2019, Tanka

Fleeting June

Rose bush covered with blooms

Covered in roses

Their fragrance trailing her

June passed by

Bidding us fond farewell

Soon she’ll be a fond memory

Tanka

Posted in Haiga, Haiku, October 2014, Senryu

Destruction of Many Memories

Dunes Theatre 1948-2014--destruction--Haiku/Senryu poem about memories
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014
Image from
http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/4223

Tribute to the Dunes Theatre of Zion, Illinois  1948-2014
The Dunes was torn down today.  I and my family have many fond memories of watching movies there.

We were wishing it would have been saved and restored.

Dunes Theatre--Zion, IL. 1948-2014
Dunes Theatre–Zion, IL. 1948-2014

Reference article at: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/4223

Posted in April 2014, April 2014 PAD Challenge, NaPoWriMo 2014, Nonet

Adieu to April

Adieu to April--Farewell poem--Nonet
Original Photographs by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014

Today brings to an end the April Poem a Day Challenge.  This was my second year of participation and I have greatly enjoyed it!
Since I have been writing a Poem a Day for over one year, writing a poem a day was not that big of a challenge to me anymore,
therefore, I chose to challenge myself further this month by not only writing a poem a day, but to also write a different form of poem each day,
plus I also chose to create some form of artwork daily for each poem. 
It was a challenge–but one I really enjoyed!!
Many thanks to NaPoWriMo 2014 and WD 2014 PAD Challenge for their daily prompts which often inspired me!

[NaPoWriMo–Day 30–Farewell poem]    [April 2014 PAD Challenge–Day 30–Closing poem]