Friday, June 23, 2017


on the wall -
a dove careens in bird steps
cat walk model style

© gillena cox 2017

['Flower Fantasy water colour drawing no draft sketching]

['Flower Fantasy crop]

['Flower Fantasy rotate]

Blog hopping today with
Week 16 Year 7

Enjoy The Music

Don't Leave Before You See Again
23 June 2016
23 June 2015
23 June 2013

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017


[image courtesy Carpe Diem]

lifted storm warning -
in drawn curtains breath
of lingering overcast

morning rain -
splatting the aftermath
of storm Bret

new wildflowers
open petals
to clearing skies

rain and radio music -
what's left of the storm

© gillena cox 2017

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Carpe Diem
Theme Week: The Songs Of Milarepa (1) Introduction

Carpe Diem
"The Songs of Milarepa"(2) "flying clouds"

Carpe Diem
Time Travel #2 The Tale of Genji


Don't Leave Before You See Again
20 June 2015
20 June 2014
20 June 2012

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Monday, June 19, 2017


struggle of seasons-
caladiums bloom and sway
in the dampness now
© gillena cox 2017

Today is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago
Happy Labour Day T&T
Labour Day in Trinidad and Tobago was declared an annual national holiday in 1973. Celebrated on June 19th, it is the anniversary of the day of the Butler Oilfield Riots which took place in 1937

So happens, i'm currently reading 'The Chieftain's Daughter And Other Stories' written by Michael Anthony. One of the short stories - 'Butler on the Road' is about the struggle prior to this holiday, of Fyzabad and the hero, TubalUriah Buzz Butler .

Blog hopping today with

Monday Mosaic #45

Enjoy The Music

Don't Leave Before You See Again
Labour Day 2016
19 June 2015
Labour Day 2010

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Sunday, June 18, 2017


songs of garden birds -
to the beat of June wetness
caladiums sway

© gillena cox 2017

It's Father's Day.
It's also that time of year again, when the bulbs awake and the Caladiums magically pop up. Ah the Rainy Season.

Sunday Smiles

Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #41 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. Here's wishing you a happy Sunday email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below

Blog hopping today at
Poetry Pantry #358


Recuerda Mi Corazon - Caladiums 2017

Enjoy The Music

Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 41
Sunday Lime 41
Father's Day 2016

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Friday, June 16, 2017


purple umbrellas -
coo of pigeons from the eaves
pouring rain

© gillena cox 2017



[digitally enhanced]

['Purple Umbrellas In Pouring Rain' - water colour painting, no draft sketching]


It was a toss up this week, between flowers and umbrellas, clearly umbrellas won. The Rainy Season is here, so its no more 'rain tease' or 'The Rains are coming in'

Blog Hopping today with

Week 15, Year 7

Enjoy The Music

16 June 2016
16 June 2015
16 June 2013

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Thursday, June 15, 2017


Corpus Christi -
rain splats the concrete paving
of my backyard

© gillena cox 2017

Growing up, i remember folks, planting peas, corn and ochroes on Corpus Christi, they didn't wait on the Met Office to declare The Rainy Season, for them back then, this was it Corpus Christi - the start of The Rainy Season.

Enjoy The Video

Corpus Christi 2016

Corpus Christi 2014

Corpus Christi 2013

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Pinterest image

in breath bend stretch -
on the floor a dead roach lay
yesterday sprayed

© gillena cox 2017

Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem
#1206 Yoga (especially Tibetan 5 rites Yoga)

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