Thursday, December 31, 2009

The 12 Days Of Christmas 2009-2010

SEVEN GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT; SEVEN SACRAMENTS



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the seventh day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

Christmas eve ~
church overflowing with
once-a-year christians
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

scent of incense
lingers in the chapel...
Christmas morning
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

choir practice
preparing wedding songs for
their celebration

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--gillena cox; TT
~***~

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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The 12 Days Of Christmas 2009-2010

SIX DAYS OF CREATION



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the sixth day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

from the dust
in his own image--
a creature flawed
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

the breath of life—
in each creature great or small
a life force
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

year ending
the blue moon a bright moon
a flat grey sky
--gillena cox; TT
~***~

on a hot sunny day
rain showers--
season of Christmas
--gillena cox; TT
~***~

massive Christmas tree
lighting up the village:
carols everywhere
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

up and down
the Christmas tree
a glass angel

--Jacek Margolak; PL
~***~

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The 12 Days of Christmas 2009-2010

FIVE BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the fifth day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

homes and gardens lit --
that magical feeling of
Christmas now abounds
--gillena cox; TT

falling from grace—
the begats, the garden…
the human struggle
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

a litany of faults—
teach us how to live
fruitful lives
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

forgetting this is winter
the green lace
of christmas ferns
---Cindy Tebo; USA
~***~

parang music
mingling with calypso ~
carnival fever
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

outlined in frost
the red leaves of autumn
have yet to fall
---Cindy Tebo; USA
~***~



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Monday, December 28, 2009

The 12 Days of Christmas 2009-2010

DAY 4 FOUR GOSPELS FOUR EVANGELISTS



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the fourth day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

Babe in a manger
a wooden cross
awaits you
--awaiting author verification
~***~

the followers,
Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John—
weaknesses revealed
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

listen—
hear their stories . . .
read their words . . .
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

words from Luke’s Gospel --
lights from the Christmas tree
and shards of sunlight
--gillena cox; TT
~***~

paranderos
belting out their songs:
birth of a king
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

The songs in our hearts tell us about peace!

--Angelika Wienert; DE
~***~


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Sunday, December 27, 2009

The 12 days of Christmas 2009-2010

DAY 3 – FAITH HOPE AND CHARITY



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the third day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

trust in the word--
without doubt the sun will rise
and set each day
*
always a light
glowing through the darkness—
Hope
*
bearing gifts--
the moments that touch our hearts
with lasting love
*
cornerstones--
Faith, Hope, and Charity,
the foods of life
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

a grocery bag recycled--
lunch
is sent to a stranger
--gillena cox; TT
~***~

Santa comes to town...
starry-eyed children
tear open their gifts
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

while I
unravel the fairy lights
his shining

--Ralf Bröker; DE
~***~

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

The 12 Days Of Christmas 2009-2010

DAY 2 – THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the second day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

the flight of doves—
ancient and new stories
generations tell
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

senior citizens
listening to parang music...
ham pastel and rum
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

stories of wonder,
something old and something new—
the songs of life
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

roar of motorbikes --
Santas dip into their BIG
yellow plastic bags
--gillena Cox; TT
~***~

A day after Christmas --
Santa Claus
unemployed
--Juhani Tikkanen, Finland;
~***~

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Celebrating 12 Days of Christmas (2009 -10)

DAY 1 - TRUE LOVE OF GOD



♪ ♫•*¨*•on the first day of Christmas•*¨*•♫ ♪

blush of ponsettia
wishing you a
Merry Christmas
--gillena cox; TT
this haiku was first published on my 2009 haiku picture post cards
~***~

true love—
the enfolding embrace
of man, earth, and air
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

mistletoe
upon every door...
love in the air
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

children laughing,
their stockings overflowing--
an empty saucer
--John Daleiden, Avondale, AZ
~***~

Christmas morning...
children rushing under
the Christmas tree
--Keith Simmonds; TT
~***~

Partridge peers around
A light snow covers the ground
No pears on the tree
--Quentin Clingerman; USA
~***~

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

December Cresent


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REMEMBER THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS STARTS HERE TOMORROW DEC 25TH; celebrate christmas at Lunch Break

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

At The Shopping Mall

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Sunday Church

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Watching

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Bright