Sunday, December 28, 2014

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follow the curve of the road...
dark beaks of grackles peck
a frangipani strewn lawn

[gillena cox]




MERRY CHRISTMAS AND WELCOME TO THE SEVENTH CELEBRATION OF "12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS" 2014 -2015; DECEMBER 25TH TO JANUARY 5TH






[haiga by Ana Drobot; Romania]




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How is your Sunday going? Today is #18 in the series 'Sunday Lime' and Day 4 of 12 Days of Christmas celebration

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THE FOURTH DAY - UNWRAPPING THE GIFT OF REPAST
Colly means black...the word "coal + ie" said with a little accent? Therefore, a dark, black bird looked like black coal and was called a "coalie" or "Colly Bird." So, the song is really saying... four crows. But, who wants a crow for Christmas? They did! You see...back in the Medieval days, blackbird was considered a delicacy. In the children's song "Sing a Song of Sixpence" there are 24 blackbirds backed in a pie...."read more here


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Also, I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem Special #124, Richard Wright's "peach tree blooming" haiku

keep straight down this block,
then turn right where you will find
a peach tree blooming
© Richard Wright

just around the corner
welcoming a new spring
cherrytrees blooming
© Chèvrefeuille

follow the curve of the road
dark beaks of grackles peck...
a frangipani strewn lawn
© gillena cox

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12 Comments:

Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I'm guessing it's a fragrant lawn too! Happy New Year!

Straight Down the Stairs

9:19 AM  
Blogger Lorraine Renaud said...

so so beautiful and the one from Romania, priceless

9:32 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in and left a link Maggie, i will visit

Much love...

10:19 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Nice of you to drop in Lorraine

Much love...

10:20 AM  
Blogger John Mcdonald said...

Best wishes to you and yours
love john

12:36 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you John

much love...

1:19 PM  
Blogger Björn Rudberg said...

Wonderful to move the peach bloom to frangapini ..

3:25 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Bjorn

much love...

3:37 PM  
Blogger PirateGunn said...

Beautifully done. Bless you.

4:41 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Hamish

much love...

5:19 PM  
Blogger Moonie said...

a beautiful place to stop by

6:22 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Moonie

Much love...

6:33 PM  

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