Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Setting Sun

Monday, May 30, 2011

Hibiscus Hedges

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln

laden with hibiscus -
a note to the teacher says
why i'm late
--gillena cox

Happy Birthday to my mother, eighty one years old today


Happy holiday Trinidad and Tobago

Indian Arrival Day, celebrated on 30th May, commemorates the arrival of the first Indian Indentured labourers from India to Trinidad, in May1845, on the ship Fatel Razack. read more here

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Sunday, May 29, 2011


May is ending
with the construction noises -
'we beat' festival
--gillena cox

webeat 2010 Pan Night my photos

'we beat' 2011

revisit 'Daytime' 2010

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Trinidad Noir

...Most Trinidadians are now intimately familiar with the details of kidnappings, murders or robberies, since these crimes have either directly or indirectly affected the majority.
“Trinidad Noir”
therefore promises to reveal aspects of noir emerging from current social conditions in Trinidad.
The anthology is divided into two sections, with eight stories under the heading “Country,” and ten under the heading “Town.”

“Trinidad Noir” is the selected title for 2011 Nalis One Book One Community reading project. Having read "Trinidad Noir" , The St James Book club met, on Friday 27 May, in discussion with writers and editors - a micro mini festival of book, talk, and food.

readers/writers meet -
in a jug of water
ice cubes are melting
--gillena cox

revisit Chacachacare Saturday

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Friday, May 27, 2011


Thursday, May 26, 2011

Wash Day

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Under The Tree

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Good Morning

Monday, May 23, 2011

At Intervals

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Northern Range

Saturday, May 21, 2011


Friday, May 20, 2011

Red Ixora

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


i'm sick, resting and taking medication; revisit some of your favorites in the Archives by clicking Date Links from the Side Menu

much love

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Bats Scat

Friday, May 13, 2011

Cheeky Chong

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

That Hot Day

Monday, May 09, 2011

Shaft of Sunlight

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Mothers Day 2011

orchids from...

revisit Mothers Day 2010

Lunch Break 2011 highlights -- Mothers in law

remembering when
through the flower show we gaped
orchids on sale
--gillena cox 2011

A Happy mothers day to my mother in law Mrs Rita Grace Cox

Enjoy this Free Mother's Day Printable Word Search

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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Hot Days

Monday, May 02, 2011


i prayed myself out of a bad dream; woke up way before the dawn, exhausted; couldn't go back to sleep brewed some tea and turned on the TV with a pack of plaintain chips in one hand, and there was President Obama making the announcement (live) on CNN that the al Quaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was slain

clouds shaping
the morning sky
a dove alit on
the electric wire
--gillena cox

The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep. -- Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) more here...

moving clouds
gusty winds
changing the shape
--Adelaide Shaw

the doves thoughts
unaware of their danger
imprinted minds

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

"From now on Pope John Paul shall be called 'blessed,"...To the cheers of the huge crowd, a tapestry showing a smiling John Paul was unveiled seconds after Benedict read the proclamation. St Peter's Square was jam-packed and the crowd stretched as far back as the Tiber River, more than half 550 yards away. The throng of devotees, many carrying national flags and singing songs, had moved toward the Vatican area from all directions from before dawn to get a good spot for the Mass. more here...

sound of windchimes
hot day
first May
--gillena cox

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