Posted in June 2015, Tanka

Leap Second

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

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!

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Posted in June 2015, Scripture, Tanka

Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace--Isaiah 9:6,7--Tanka poem
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015
For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end,  Isaiah 9:6,7
Posted in June 2015, Tanka

Bouquet of Roses

Roses--Tanka poem
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015

Saw this beautiful rose bush growing along the sidewalk as I was on my way to the library.  I was reminded of the quote “Take Time to Stop and Smell the Roses”.  I did that and also took time to photograph them.  Beautiful addition to my summer day. 🙂