Posted in December 2019, Tanka

Standing Firm

Legs and feet of a person standing in concrete sidewalk

My feet planted firmly,

An Advocate for justice.

Firm foundation holds,

Under girds, and supports me daily.

I stand for what I believe.


This month I have been an Advocate for Dressember which is an organization that fights human trafficking and modern slavery.

Read more about my daily experiences on my Blog at:

Posted in Acrostic, July 2014, Ruba'i


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