Posted in Senryu

HOME

White birdhouse called Home

As the busy day ends

We all need a place to call

Our very own—it’s Home

Senryu

Posted in January 2015, Rispetto

His Design

His Design--Rispetto poem--Orchid photo
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Psalm 127:3 NKJV
I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.

Psalm 139:14 NKJV

Posted in Haiga, Haiku, Haiku Horizons Weekly Prompt, September 2014

An Empty Space?

Haiku about homelessness in Portland, OR
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014
(Photo courtesy of: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dignity_Village)


Currently there are about 4000 people (men, women, children) who are homeless in Portland, OR.
News reports say the number of homeless children in the US is rising.
This poem was written to raise awareness of the Homelessness in Portland, OR.

Haiku Horizons Weekly Challenge:  Week #31–Prompt: Space