Wednesday, February 19, 2014

1393



were diamonds to spark
only from the pendant of
a sole clasped bosom
--gillena cox

Click below to read my other poem titled
'Olympia'


Linking today to
Poetry Jam prompt - 'Olypmics'


Carpe Diem Special #78, Pilgrimage to Santiago De Compostela (or The Way of St. James)


secrets revealed
in a magical and mysterious way -
the sound of babbling water

the sound of babbling water
brings the mind into ecstasy
secrets revealed
--Chèvrefeuille


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12 Comments:

Blogger Mary said...

Really I am a bit confused here. The first poem is not about the Olympics at all. And the second poem is one that does relate to the Olympics, but is one that is apparently on the Poem Hunter site (from some previous time) & is not a new poem. The purpose of the Poetry Jam prompt really is to write a new OLYMPIC poem, which I don't see.

10:16 AM  
Blogger Brian Miller said...

the pendant of the soul clasped bosom...i need to think on that....as it is intriguing, wrapping my head around it though....

i need more coffee...smiles.

happy wednesday

11:44 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Mary 'Olympia' was written in respose to PJ prompt and uploaded to my poemhunter page Since Lunch Break is my haiku/haiku related blog

Thank for dropping in

much love...

12:24 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Brian

have a nice Wednesday

much love...

12:29 PM  
Blogger Laurie Kolp said...

Enjoyed all three poems... the two here as well as the one on Poem Hunter.

12:34 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Laura

much love...

2:11 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__In my weak mind's memory, the Olympic competions were generated by the initial contests at Mount Olympus; "more than the warrior's gall."
__And, "the pendant of a soul clasped bosom" speaks directly toward that soul sought talisman, an Olympic Medal.
__Well seen, Gillena! _m

4:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Magyar

much love...

6:06 PM  
Blogger Jules said...

The evolution of the competition is interesting. I believe some of the original competitors were fighting for love or life...maybe that was the gladiators, of which there were a few very good women too. All needing strength of sole and soul.

I haven't posted this anywhere else but as it has an Olympic lean I thought you might enjoy it... you have to go to the main site - I am as of the moment the only one to write on the prompt.
http://flashyfiction.blogspot.com/2014/02/five-multi-colored-rings.html

Just a tad shorter is my CD piece and that is here:
http://julesgemsandstuff.blogspot.com/2014/02/cd-special-78-st-james.html

All the best. I do wonder what Zeus would think of the games today?

8:44 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Jules , glad you left your links, i will visit

Much love...

1:20 AM  
Blogger Myrna R. said...

First time here. Glad i stopped by. Thank you for your visit to my blog. I am impressed with your work. Your poem on Olympus is grand. I like your writing.

11:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Myrna and welcome to Lunch Break

much love...

7:01 PM  

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