Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
Adam and Eve (1526), The Courtauld, London

Alliterations Attract Attention

Writers wrap words
Singers sing songs—
Adam ate apple
Beauty brings bliss

Compassion creates comfort
Dreams design deepness
Einstein enlightens energy
Fantasy finds fairyland

Goodness grants greatness
Home harvests heaven
Imagination inspires ideas
James Joyce joyfulness

Kindness kisses knowledge
Love's longing lasts
Mind makes magic
Nature nourishes nirvana

Om opens One
Poetry promotes peace
Question queries quest
River reaches rest

Silent sage speaks
Towering tall trees
Unveil unending universe
Victory visits visionaries

Wonder wishes wisdom
Xerxes x-rays xenon
Yin yearns Yang
Zen zooms zero

— Peter Y. Chou
    Mountain View, 8-27-2021