Sunday, December 30, 2012


first snow
just enough to excuse
the hot toddy

--Diane Mayr

...Tossed, swivelled and swirled, Anansi was so terrified he, couldn't even feel air sick. He peered through the night; thick and dark, to see what he could see. There they were, three unusually dressed men riding on the backs of camels, carrying gifts of some sort. They sat so regally in the desert of falling snowflakes, not even once brushing away a snowflake, Anansi thought, how wise these three men, sitting on the backs of camels holding their packages so tightly, so securely..... (continues tomorrow)
(story of) 'Anansi - An Unusual Experience' © gillena cox 2012

Anansi image © gillena cox 2011

winter stars
under the Christmas lights
a couple wishing

--Chrissi Villa

drummer on square
oasis of colours and sound
midnight moon

--Tatjana Debeljacki

Christmas rush—
in the road a pair of trainers
in different directions


Mistletoe hanging
in every doorway …
spirit of goodwill

--Keith Simmonds

Welcome to the FIFTH YEAR'S celebration of 'The 12 days of Christmas here at Lunch Break' Thank you for celebrating with me
Wishing the love and warmth of family and friends MERRY CHRISTMAS 2012

Lets do this; the 12 days of Christmas at Lunch Break Dec 25 to January 5th; join in the celebration email me or post a COMMENT

revisit 30 Dec 2011
Inspiration for this series The Twelve Days of Christmas Carol
more about Anansi

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Blogger Lorraine said...

Wow that's lovely I didn't even know you had snow, drink away m'dear it's a miracle

7:21 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Sunday smiles to you Lorraine; see how impossible Anansi is

much love...

9:34 AM  
Blogger Frieda said...

Your 12 days of christmas celebration is always wonderful with all the different contributions.
Sending you Sunday smiles on the last Sunday of the year...

9:47 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

Thanks for posting my haiga, Gillena. We had a big snowstorm last night in New Hampshire, so I'll be sure to bring my camera when I go out to shovel.

10:24 AM  
Blogger Kirsten Cliff said...

packing away
the Christmas decorations...
another year without her

6:18 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Dear Frieda; how nice of you to stop by, wishing you all the best in the coming year

much love...

6:20 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Kirsten you for sharing; i will use this on on Day 12; all the best in the coming year

much love...

6:22 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Diane sending warm wishes and HUGS to the grand-baby

much love...

11:29 AM  
Blogger Otteri Selvakumar said...

All are great haiku

10:00 AM  
Blogger Otteri Selvakumar said...

All are great haiku

wonderfull Gillena Cox

10:01 AM  

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