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"


tombĂ´ 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

24 comments:

Mlissabeth said...

These are nice words.

Magyar said...

we all pray through
these weeks to resurrection
a moral rebirth

_m

Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in lisabeth

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for your sharing Magyar

much love...

Ron. said...

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

Gillena Cox said...

Surely Ron

Much love...

Romi C said...

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

Blog It Or Lose It said...

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

kaykuala said...

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

Hank

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...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Jen

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Hank

much love...

Georgia Koch said...

A moving haiku! Bastet

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Georgia

much love...

Kristjaan Panneman said...

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

Cheryl-Lynn Roberts said...

Batty mademoiselle:) lovely!!

Gillena Cox said...

thanks Kristjaan

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Cheryl-Lyn

much love...

Janice Adcock said...

Gillena, such timely beauty! Blessings.

From my Forest said...

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

Gillena Cox said...

Happy yoy dropped in Hamish

much love...

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

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

Six Words and Shadows

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in and leaving your link Maggie

much love...

Voyance gratuite par mail said...

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