Thursday, March 26, 2015


hummingbird's visit
so swift so short; i talk to
my new potted plant

© gillena cox

the furl
first blossom
the baleria

I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #694, Experience


Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - 'baleria'

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Pink Poui in bloom - Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain Trinidad. Click for larger views

outburst of poui -
now arcs of traffic move through
a splendor of pink


they blossom
they fall
so beautiful
the pink poui

© gillena cox

clouds drift
trees of
centers of

I am blog hopping today at
Ruby Tuesdays Too


Carpe Diem "Haiku Writing Techniques" #12 Resume


will Link also to
Shadow Shot Sunday 2

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Monday, March 23, 2015


image from public domain, text and frame added to make this haiga

no match for a snail
the bonsai tree
aged and twisted

© gillena cox

I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #692, mud snail

en hana ya jyôzu ni magaru katatsumuri
verandah flower--
making a skillful turn
a snail
© Kobayashi Issa

hiroinokosu tanishi ni tsuki no yûbe kana
a few remain uncaught
under the evening moon
© Yosa Buson

sode yogosuran tanishi no ama no hima o nami
with dirty sleeves
farmers-turned-fishermen pick up mud snails
ever so busy
© Matsuo Basho (at the age of 39)

slowly, but slowly
the mud-snail finds its way
after the heavy rains
© Chèvrefeuille

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Sunday, March 15, 2015


Resting my eyes; taking some timeout

Enjoy 'Red Hibiscus' online jigsaw puzzle; you can choose to change the number of pieces as well as the style of the pieces when you play the puzzle

Red Hibiscus Jigsaw PuzzleRed Hibiscus Jigsaw Puzzle

much love

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Saturday, March 14, 2015


this papaw
gift of
sweet relish

© gillena cox

my gardener gifted me with a huge papaw from his garden, i'm wrapping it in news print and leaving it to ripen

I am blog hopping today at 6WS


Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - 'a gift'

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Friday, March 13, 2015


a birthday party

© gillena cox

Happy Birthday to The Paint Party Friday Blog

I'm blog hopping today at
PPF turns 4

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Thursday, March 12, 2015


image courtesy Carpe Diem

on first reading -
the yellow of narcissus
stored in a poem

© gillena cox


I wandered lonely
as a cloud That floats on high
o'er vales and hills,
# William Wordsworth #found haiku

[this is the first 2 lines rearranged, of the poem by # William Wordsworth 'Daffodils also known as 'I wandered lonely
as a cloud'] you can read the entire poem here
also posting this to the Facebook Group - Found Haiku

blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #685,first flowers of Spring

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sweeping the yard
the lightness of a feather
such a nusiance

© gillena cox

a re-post of 1394

blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #684,bird fearhers

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