Posted in Nonet

Fly Away from Fear

Paper collage bird flying above water
Paper Collage Bird by LeonasDesigns ©️2019

Fly above the waters of doubt

Don’t let them drown and destroy your dreams

Don’t let your fears hold you down

Soar to the brights skies beyond

Keep looking ahead

Gather your strength

Never give

Fear a

Chance

Nonet

Posted in May 2019, Nonet, Reverse Nonet

Can Do

Original photo of my grand-daughter Victoria,in her “Can Do” T-shirt
©️VNM2019

God Created You For A Good Purpose

You Are Special To God

Remember That You Do Matter

Flee Negativity

Believe in Yourself

Never Give Up

Always Try

You Can

Do

You

Can Do

If You Try

Never Give Up

Positivity

Is The Key To Success

Remember That You Do Matter

You Are Special To God

He Created You For A Good Purpose

Nonet and Reverse Nonet

Posted in August 2018, Double Triolet

They Said—I Said

Big tree

They said “Just give in”

They said “You’ll never get far”

They said “ You won’t win”

They said “Just give in”

They said “ Don’t even begin”

They said “Who you think you are?”

They said “Just give in”

They said “You’ll never get far”

I said “ I won’t give in”

I said “ I’ll make it someday”

I said “ I will soon win”

I said “ I won’t give in”

I said “ I will begin”

I said “ I will soon find a way”

I said “ I won’t give in”

I said “ I’ll make it someday”

Double Triolet

Written to all the Naysayers from a Yaysayer

“Never Ever Give Up!” “Stand Tall” “Grow”

(When I saw this huge tall tree on my walk the other day these thoughts came to mind)

Posted in Butterfly Cinquain, November 2017

Take a Chance

Snoopy Top Dog

Follow

Creativity.

Sometimes it leads

You on an amazing journey

To find

Hidden talents within yourself!

You will enjoy finding

New things to do,

And create!

Butterfly Cinquain

Lately I have been trying to learn how to draw. I have always wanted to but never really took the time to see if I could. So, last month I decided I would.

I bought a Sketch Book and some drawing pencils, found a daily drawing prompt site on Instagram and began my journey!

It has been a delightful, rewarding time each day. I am learning so much, finding hidden talent I didn’t know I had and meeting new friends.

I usually search for “How to Draw” sites or on You Tube that have drawing tutorials.

Today was especially exciting as the Prompt was to draw “Numbers”.

I decided to create something from the Numbers 25 as today is the 25th.

The drawing you see posted above is what resulted! It just amazed me to see where creativity led me today! From the numbers 25 to a Snoopy Top Dog drawing! 😊 I just had to share my excitement!

(PS: If you want to see my daily drawing journey Follow me on Instagram @LeonasDesigns )

Posted in August 2017, Choka, Scripture, Senryu

Taste and Trust

Bird at Birdbath
Have you tried the LORD? 

Have you experienced Him?

Have you taken time?

Taste and see, the LORD is good.

Have you reached out?

Trust and see, His blessings flow.

He is waiting for you.

Perceive who He really is.

Taste His goodness today.

Choka
Oh, the LORD is good! 

Just trust in Him and be blessed!

Taste and you will see!

Senryu

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psalm 34:8 

Posted in August 2017, Triolet

Standing Tall

Tree standing tall
I stand tall above the rest

I have a legacy to fulfill

So I will work hard and do my best

I stand tall above the rest

Often times put to the test

But committed to do His will

I stand tall above the rest

I have a legacy to fulfill

Triolet