Friday, April 11, 2014

1425

our loss of an elder statesman



the wind in silence
dropping poui blossoms -
flags flown at half-mast

--gillena cox



I am blog hopping today at

PP F: Week 5, Year 4


"our loss of an elder statesman"



Recuerda Mi Corazon 'haiku my heart our loss'

54 comments:

MeOfCourse said...

Very nice Haiku. Have a wonderful weekend. gloria

Alicia C said...

what a wonderful, thoughtful piece, showing the solemnity of the occassion

Giggles said...

Powerful piece... saying so much in few words!

Hugs Giggles

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Gloria

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you stopped by Alicia

Much love...



Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Giggles

Much love ...

Melanie Crouse said...

Beautiful.

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Melanie

much love...

Romi C said...

It is a beautiful haiku.
I wish I knew what poui blossoms are like, but even if I don't know, I can associate the falling blossoms with your loss.

rebecca said...

dear gillena,
flower petals fall in a great honoring and like your thoughtful haiku bow to the gift of life,
and the humble moment of passing.

Gillena Cox said...

Romi thank you for your appreciation

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Rebecca

much love...

Karen S. said...

Ah yes, very nice!

judie said...

Not familiar with Poui blossoms so I looked them up. Beautiful! I can hear them whispering to the wind.

McGuffy Ann Morris said...

Nice haiku! You had to work for this link, didn't you? Perseverance pays off!

Gillena Cox said...

happy you stopped by Karen

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped in Judie

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Ann

much love...

Bill said...


silence of the wind
through the young leaves . . .
hospital window

denthe said...

Amazing how you get from that first picture to the last. Wonderful tribute!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

A flag at half-staff marks a sombre occasion. May it also invite introspection.

In the Potter’s Field

~Rasz~ said...

Beautiful!

restlessjo said...

You had a hard time getting this up and running, Gillena. Hope the rest of your weekend goes better.

Lorraine Renaud said...

You have the touch of making the simple life interesting and lovely oh and give me the simple life so that I may convey what you so aptly do dear Gillena

Lea said...

Hello Gillena, your haiku is a perfect honoring. It is a full life in just a few words... exquisite imagery...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for sharing Bill

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Denthe

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Maggie; thank you for your appreciation and the link you left, i will surely visit

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Rasz

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Jo, happy you dropped in

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Lorraine, for your words of encouragement

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Lea

much love...

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful post! Valerie

Gillena Cox said...

happy you stopped by Valerie

much love...

Jim said...

A country in mourning.
This is a nice tribute to him or her.
I am sorry for the loss.
..

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Jim

Much love...

Annabelle said...

Beautiful, peaceful and potent, love the painted wreath, very fitting.

Annabelle : )

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Annabelle

Much love...

Kathe W. said...

beautiful haiku for such a solemn time.

soulbrush said...

Lovely thoughtful piece. xx

Tonya Jastad said...

Very nice tribute. Poui blossoms are beautiful.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanke you for you appreciation Kathe

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you stopped by Soul Brush

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Tonya

much love...

Laura said...

a beautiful way to honor his passing.

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Laura

Much love...

Call Me Cate said...

Lovely tribute in both images and words. Thank you for sharing it with the 6WS crowd. I took a few minutes to read the wiki article and always enjoy learning something new.

Pat said...

A lovely tribute.

bellefrogworks said...

A lovely and thoughtful haiku

Gillena Cox said...

Glad you stopped over Cate

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Pat

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Belle

Much love...

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

Very thoughtful. Lovely
Nicole/Beadwright

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Nicole

Much love...