Monday, December 29, 2014

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image from public domain

clouds below...
hum of the plane engine soothes
morning reveries

[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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THE FIFTH DAY - UNWRAPPING THE GIFT OF TRAVEL
SmileyCentral.com

If you're a jewelry fan, you're going to be disappointed to learn that it's not actually gold rings that are given on day 5. Once again, this is reference to birds (do you see a pattern here?) and the 5 golden rings are said to represent the gold rings on a pheasant's neck. Why the pheasant?
It all begins with the legend of Jason and the Argonauts back in 750 B.C. when they sailed from Thessaly, Greece in search of the "Golden Fleece". ..."read more here


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18 Comments:

Blogger Lorraine Renaud said...

so so lovely the one thing I love so much about summer is the sound of an airplane in the distance...

and the second one is stunning!

2:02 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Lorraine

much love...

3:04 PM  
OpenID debispoems said...

I agree - the second one is beautiful... though I do also like the sound of an airplane.. makes me think of those who will be visiting loved ones.

5:33 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Debi

Much love...

12:37 AM  
Blogger Jim said...

Airplanes above get me into the dream mode. Glad I wasn't flying to Singapore yesterday on AirAsia.

Reminds me, we will be taking a cruise without flying before summer. Houston has Princess and others.
..

1:53 AM  
Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Beautiful...I don't see much winter here, but I remember the silence of walking in a snow covered world.

1:58 AM  
Blogger Bj√∂rn Rudberg said...

The hope in travel... Sounds wonderful

2:45 AM  
Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

Each haiku is a delight, Gillena.

All the best for the new year.

5:45 AM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

The drone of a plane in peace time is mesmerizing. Nicely Gillena!

Hank

6:35 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

SO sad about airasia; Have a nice Cruise next year Jim; i have not traveled in a very long time, my haiku today is about remembering being on a return trip home from vacation, some time ago

Thanks for dropping in

much love...

6:55 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Susie

much love...

6:55 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Bjorn

much love...

6:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Kerry

much love...

6:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Hank

much love...

6:57 AM  
Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

Magic, indeed.

12:08 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Ah the magic of Christmas, happy you dropped in Magaly

much love...

1:24 PM  
Blogger Vandana Sharma said...

Happy new year 2015.

2:03 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Vandana; HAPPY NEW YEAR

much love...

1:05 AM  

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