Monday, December 31, 2012


between holidays
a late Christmas card
with no name

-- Adelaide

New Year’s eve mass…
the church fills with the scent
of perfumes and incense

--Keith Simmonds

...Anansi was enthralled, he stared, his spidery mouth wide open in amazement. But where are they going, just the three of them, and at this hour of the night; Don't they have families? Wives to help with shelling of pigeon peas? Children's gifts to wrap? Ham to bake for the paranderos' visits? And as he asked these questions of Wind, with each question, his mood softened, and his spidery face brightened... (continues tomorrow)
(story of) 'Anansi - An Unusual Experience' © gillena cox 2012

Anansi image © gillena cox 2011
Christmas lilies...
the way her eyes
light up

--Kirsten Cliff

proclaiming from house to house
the birth of the King

Santa Claus arrives
bearing toys and goodies …
children’s eyes light up

--Keith Simmonds

drenching hearts of every Scrooge...
a downpour Christmas morning

--gillena cox

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

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 31 Dec 2011
Inspiration for this series The Twelve Days of Christmas Carol
more about Anansi
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Lorraine said...

aren't they just the best though

Stella Pierides said...

learning from the past –
New Year resolutions
set in marble

Karol Rosiak said...

Happy New Year 2013!

Gillena Cox said...

All the best for 2013 Lorraine

much love

Gillena Cox said...

Stella thank you for sharing; all the best for 2013; i will use your haiku in tomorrow's post

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Karol; Many Happy Returns;

thank you for stopping by

much love...

Kirsten Cliff said...

New Year's Day ...
the bunch of balloons
hangs shriveled

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Kristen; i will ad your haiku to tomorrow's post

all the best

much love...

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