Sunday, January 04, 2015

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a slight drizzle
first Sunday of the new year
poinsettia's joy

[gillena cox]




[haiga by Gheorghe Postelnicu; Romania]




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


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How is your Sunday going? Today is #19 in the series 'Sunday Lime' and Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas celebration
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THE ELEVENTH DAY - UNWRAPPING THE GIFT OF DANCE
Along the same lines as the bagpipes previously, dancing was also connected to the music...the dances were known as caroles. During the Middle Ages, the carole was very popular court entertainment. But, prior to this time, dancing was considered a sin of the flesh and was connected with the devil. Since most dances were done in circles, the direction in which one danced also mattered. Slowly, dancing got accepted, but only if done in the correct direction! "read more here


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I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #640, First Sun

planting my (walking) stick
in the mud: the rise of
the first sun
© Issa (1763 - 1828)

New Year's morning
the first sun caresses
my naked body
© Chèvrefeuille

a slight drizzle
first Sunday of the new year
poinsettia's joy
© gillena cox

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24 Comments:

Blogger Leovi Leovi said...

Yes, wonderful collage with beautiful red, great artwork !!

9:32 AM  
Blogger Lorraine Renaud said...

As always stunning I love the entries wish I could, the adware won't let me oh well, so be it, it's still stunning lol

9:47 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely to see a poinsettia brightening up a drizzly day

9:49 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Leovi; thanks for stopping by

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much love...

10:35 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Lorraine

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much love..

10:36 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Juliet, How lovely of you to drop by

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much love..

10:37 AM  
Blogger Björn Rudberg said...

Here the poinsettas usually dies before the 12 days of CHristmas ends.

10:57 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Bjorn;
my potted poinsettia is still vibrant, its hot here and the drizzles keep them alert for quite a while before they lose their red bracts

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much love..

11:18 AM  
Anonymous jazzytower said...

Poinsetta is a nice part of Christmas, red is all about Christmas. Lovely haiku.

2:30 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for dropping by Jazzy

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much love...

2:37 PM  
Anonymous Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

I love the beautiful red of the flower as it signifies the coming of the New Year!

4:48 PM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

There is really some need of sun in your haiku-scene Gillena

7:18 PM  
Blogger Mish D Sky said...

Wodnreful haiga

9:07 PM  
Blogger Glynis Rankin said...

Lovely haiga!

9:42 PM  
OpenID blogitorloseit.com said...

So envious! Our poinsettias are very unhappy too -- too dim, too cold. :(

Nicely done ---

9:54 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Donna

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much love...

1:20 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Surely; we are all year summer here Krisjaan

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much love...

1:22 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Mish

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much love...

1:22 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Glynis

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much love...

1:23 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Warm wishes Jen and thank you for dropping in

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much love...

1:24 PM  
Blogger Moonie said...

The poinsettia is such a sunny plant

5:01 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Sure is

Happy you dropped by Leslie

Much love

7:55 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

I liked the first sun, Gillena. Yours is nice weather for poinsettias.
HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
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12:43 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Jim

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much love..

11:14 AM  

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