Posted in Cinquain

You Matter

Goldfish, original watercolor painting by Leona J. Atkinson 2020
Goldfish watercolor painting by Leona J. Atkinson 2020

Just one

Fish in the sea

Of all humanity

Swimming towards eternity?

You matter!

Cinquain

Posted in May 2014, Tanka

One Small Rose

One Small Rose--Tanka
Original Photograph and Tanka by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014

This poem is dedicated to my manager, Angela, who made working on Mother’s Day a little nicer with her gift of a single artificial rose corsage to all the mothers working that day.