Posted in May 2015, Rhyme, Shadorma

Portland Parade

Portland, OR. Starlight Parade 2015--Shadorma poem
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015
(clipart from clker.com edited in photoshop)

300,000 jam Portland streets for   Starlight Parade  –KOIN News report and slideshow

Posted in April 2015, Mirror Cinquain, NaPoWriMo 2015

Starlight Nights

Mirror Cinquain poem about constellations and childhood memories
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015
Image Credit: http://www.telescopeking.com/guides/ursa-major-constellation-big-dipper/

NaPoWriMo–Day 2–prompt:  constellations

This prompt inspired me to write this poem of childhood memories of clear night skies out in the country where we lived, looking up at all the stars and listening to dad tell us about the constellations and point out which ones we were seeing.