Posted in April 2017, Butterfly Cinquain, NaPoWriMo 2017

My Space

A small place

Within my head

Where I often go

To ponder something I read

Or seen

Whether I am about or in bed

The space is mine alone

To go and just be


Butterfly Cinquain

Posted in November 2014, Shadorma

Veterans Day

Veterans Day 2014--Shadorma poem--picture of a poppy from VFW
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014

Often when I make the drive into work, I hit the traffic lights randomly, sometimes they are red, sometimes green, rarely are they ever just one or the other, but today, it seemed every one was red.  That caused me to think that perhaps I was supposed to be stopping to think about something or maybe use this extra pause time to form a poem in my head.
Well, so it was….:) 

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