Lenny, the Leatherback – A Poem
Yesterday after I wrote about writing being tough at times, I came up with this poem, which is weird since I don’t really write poetry anymore! Ha, ha. And of course, it is about a sea turtle! (This is not the same “Lenny” as in my other story. I just love this name!) Enjoy. 🙂
Lenny, the Leatherback
Lenny, the Leatherback turtle was as large as he could be.
He loved his home,
But he was all alone
In the salty waters of the sea.
Lenny, the Leatherback turtle tried every day to make friends.
But jellyfish swam away fast,
Whenever he was about to pass,
They were so afraid he might eat them.
Lenny, the Leatherback turtle felt as lonely as he could be.
He dove down deeper…down, down,
And when he saw a clown –
Fish, he smiled and was friendly.
The clownfish smiled back at Lenny,
She didn’t seem to feel afraid of him.
She swam up to his side instead of trying to hide,
And asked, “Will you be my friend?”
Patsy H. Parker
Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! 🙂
Posted on April 22, 2017, in My Thoughts, Writing and tagged acrylic paintings, art, Australian Flatback Sea Turtle, ballerinas, beliefs, children's books, Chinese Brush Painting, Chinese painting, creative writing, creativity-and-depression, Degas, Degas Copies, drawing, Gothic ballerinas, Hawksbill sea turtle, Jackson Pollock, Larry the Leatherback Sea Turtle, Leatherback sea turtle, Lenny, Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Mama and Baby Loggerhead sea turtles, Olive Ridley sea turtle, painting, Patsy's Creative Corner, pencil drawing, picture book, Sea turtles, Shelley the Hawksbill Sea turtle, Starry Night, stories, the Leatherback, Theo Van Gogh, Thomas the Green Sea Turtle, Vincent Van Gogh, watercolor painting, writing, Yellow Tang Fish. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.