Saturday, February 21, 2015

1604

first Saturday of the lenten season

image from public domain




I am blog hopping today at 6WS


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Carpe Diem little creatures #18, Issa's "rice blossoms"


tombô mo ogamu te tsuki ya ine no hana

the dragonfly too
folds hands in prayer...
rice blossoms
© Kobayashi Issa

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cherry blossoms bloom
first bees come to gather honey -
cherries in autumn
© Chèvrefeuille

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a season
reflective of precious blood -
cross of Calvary
the battymamselle wings
like stained glass windows

© gillena cox


Revisit
cutting lent
yellow dragonfly
red dragonfly

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24 Comments:

Blogger Mlissabeth said...

These are nice words.

2:42 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

we all pray through
these weeks to resurrection
a moral rebirth

_m

3:46 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in lisabeth

much love...

4:45 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for your sharing Magyar

much love...

4:45 PM  
Anonymous Ron. said...

Having fully recovered from Mardi Gras, I'm thinking that a little austerity would be a good thing for a while.

5:49 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Surely Ron

Much love...

6:41 PM  
Blogger Romi C said...

The haiku are beautiful, though I'm not sure what 'battymamselle' is...

8:01 PM  
Blogger Blog It Or Lose It said...

What a great thought - the dragonfly wings as stained glass --- awesome :)

10:34 PM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

They are simply colorful in keeping with the flowers visited! Wonderful lines Gillena!

Hank

1:51 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Romi, Thank you for visiting , i'm glad i sparked your interest (batty mamselle is a local name we Trinis use for the dragonfly)

much love...

2:14 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Jen

much love...

2:15 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Hank

much love...

2:15 AM  
Blogger Georgia Koch said...

A moving haiku! Bastet

2:52 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Georgia

much love...

4:00 AM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

Your tanka fits the time of year in a great way.

11:21 PM  
Blogger Cheryl-Lynn Roberts said...

Batty mademoiselle:) lovely!!

3:13 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks Kristjaan

much love...

1:02 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Cheryl-Lyn

much love...

1:03 PM  
Blogger Janice Adcock said...

Gillena, such timely beauty! Blessings.

1:40 PM  
Blogger From my Forest said...

Very evocative and dramatic, then peaceful with stained glass - beautiful!

1:29 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy yoy dropped in Hamish

much love...

7:10 AM  
Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

...and now it's the second Saturday...

Six Words and Shadows

11:31 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in and leaving your link Maggie

much love...

10:31 AM  
Anonymous Voyance gratuite par mail said...

Fantastic work, thank you so much for shedding a light on the topic.

10:48 AM  

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