Friday, April 17, 2015

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photo - wildflowers in my backyard

FILLING THE MORNING WITH WONDER - A HAIKU STRING
how they twitter
these birds of the morning -
breath in breath out

breath in breath out
the newness of today
tis sweet repast

tis sweet repast
dew drops frost green leaves -
ah sun rising

ah sun rising
shards of light image the walls
azure-filled window

filling the morning with wonder/watergrass flower suckles a bee

© gillena cox




Written for the prompt today at
Poems In April DAY SEVENTEEN
Transforming Fridays with Nature's Wonders

Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

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As part of International Haiku Poetry Day, there is the EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration.
The inaugural EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration begins at 12:01 A.M. at the International Date Line, and rolls throughout the day. click here to participate

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Bee and Watergrass Flower - digital painting


Week 6 Year 5




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Express Your Creativity week-16


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Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - international


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sitting in the garden
the sweet smell of roses
— the cry of seagulls
© Chèvrefeuill

a bee lured to the wildflower
i gaze at its delicate beauty
© gillena cox

Carpe Diem Time Machine #8,Perfume


sitting in the garden
the sweet smell of roses
— the cry of seagulls
a bee lured to the wildflower
i gaze at its delicate beauty
©Chèvrefeuill/gillena cox

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65 Comments:

Blogger Diane Mayr said...

I love this! Happy Haiku Poetry Day, Gillena!

7:43 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

Cascading wonder is a fine time withn nature.

8:19 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Diane

much love...

9:09 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Susan

much love...

9:09 AM  
Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

This is absolutely perfect..! :D
Loved it! Happy Haiku Day :D

9:11 AM  
Blogger Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful! Hugs, Valerie

9:23 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Sanaa

much love...

9:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Valerie

much love...

9:30 AM  
Blogger Björn Rudberg said...

I smile with the warmth of a gentle sun at your sweet words

9:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Bjorn

much love...

9:39 AM  
Blogger Sumana Roy said...

love this cascade..azure is beautiful isn't it?

10:49 AM  
Blogger minnemie said...

I love your art and poetry combinations. Beautiful!

10:53 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Sumana, happy you dropped in

much love...

10:56 AM  
Blogger Kate Robertson said...

Gillena,

i have missed seeing your posts. Love the haiku.

10:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in to view mine Minnie

much love...

10:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Kate, i will link in

much love...

10:59 AM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

These are lovely. I like the chaining.

11:21 AM  
Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

These are beautiful..I love "flowers suckles a bee"

11:28 AM  
Blogger Cathy Keller said...

How beautiful!!! "Ah, sun rising," indeed!! Have a grand weekend!

11:36 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Rosemary

much love...

11:54 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Susie

much love...

11:54 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Cathy

much love...

11:59 AM  
Blogger Buddah Moskowitz said...

Great sequence here, thanks- mosk

12:02 PM  
Anonymous Reading Pleasure said...

Such a lovely cascade, Gillena.

12:13 PM  
Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

This is a beautiful series of inter-linked haiku. You are very skilled in this form.

12:42 PM  
Blogger Hannah said...

I also enjoy the interlinking of your haiku...a very graceful offering...thank you, Gillena!

12:59 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Buddah, thanks for dropping in

Much love...

1:08 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Celestine

Much love...

1:10 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Kerry

Much love...

1:10 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Hannah

Much love...

1:11 PM  
Blogger Linda Kunsman said...

such a divine haiku-I really love this one Gillena!

1:44 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Linda

much love...

1:52 PM  
Blogger judie said...

Love, Love these! I should check out that poetry site. Love to write poetry.
These are truly beautiful Gillena.

3:33 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

I like the first set best, Gillena. Dewdrops for morning thirst is a poetic thought, you expressed that so nicely.
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3:49 PM  
Blogger Margaret said...

I love how you repeated the lines - very effective and I've never seen it done. Enjoyable!

4:06 PM  
Blogger Lea said...

Such wonder in your lines that take me from word to word like a bee following that golden pollen...

4:17 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped in Judie

much love...

6:06 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Jim

much love...

6:06 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Margaret

much love...

6:11 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thank you for your appreciation Lea

much love...

6:14 PM  
Blogger Wolfsrosebud said...

nice form in this

7:26 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Rose

Much love...

8:16 PM  
Blogger Other Mary said...

Oh, I really like the linked verse. Well done, you!

10:18 PM  
Blogger grapeling said...

lovely linking ~

1:33 AM  
Blogger Giggles said...

So many lovely snippets of poetry...very nicely done for poetry day! I missed the boat!! Wonderful ode to nature thread here!!

Hugs Giggles

3:31 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Mary

much love...

7:19 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thank you grapeling

much love...

7:20 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Giggles

much love...

7:20 AM  
Blogger Out of Sight L said...

Always so beautiful and elegant, have a lovely weekend Gillena

7:24 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Lorraine

much love...

10:27 AM  
Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

Lovely chain...

11:37 AM  
Blogger Outlawyer said...

Very charming--wonderful links. Thanks. k. (Manicddaily)

2:01 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

This flows so beautifully Gillena, a perfect morning.

7:16 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thank you Magaly

much love...

8:43 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in K

much love...

8:43 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Laura

much love...

8:44 AM  
Blogger laurie said...

Is it just me, or do birds really sound different in the spring? Your words bring such lovely thoughts into my mind. :-)

10:30 PM  
OpenID annieelf2012 said...

A very lovely morning prayer.

6:29 AM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

Gorgeous cascading haiku Gillena

1:57 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

ah maybe you're right, thanks for dropping in Laurie

much love...

11:02 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Annie

much love...

11:03 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Kristjaan

much love...

11:04 AM  
Blogger rebecca said...

gorgeous awakening!
it is always, all ways about the light, thanks for sharing yours.

8:25 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Rebecca, thanks for hosting us at "Recuerda"

much love...

12:12 PM  
Anonymous voyance gratuite en ligne said...

This blog has a lot of friendliness and a warm welcome
thank you very much

4:34 AM  

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