Posted in January 2018, Word Lune

No Time for Art

Art Studio in my home

Ready and Waiting

Yet, the chair sits empty

The Art Studio

Word Lune

This year I took up learning to draw and started with a draw-a-day challenge on Instagram. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot and was getting better day by day(I thought) but I wanted a dedicated space to draw and paint where I could leave my supplies out and handy. ( I had been using my dining room table and shuffling supplies back and forth which was inconvenient. So, I was able to turn a spare bedroom into my Art Studio and I was so happy and excited! But since that time life happenings have somehow kept me away from having time to draw, hence the poem…. I do hope to get back at it soon though 😊

Posted in Mirror Cinquain, October 2014

Busyness

busyness, whirlwind, Mirror Cinquain poem
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014
(graphic from clker.com)

Three times today the word “busy” came up as I attempted to have conversations with different people. This prompted me to ponder upon why we are all so busy that we seemingly have no time to stop and take a few minutes for a friendly chat.  Thus this poem was written to share my frustrations.