Sunday, May 24, 2015

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all weights and measures -
labels jostle attention
colours seek to please

glimpse of strawberries -
light bounces off clear plastic
from grocery store lanes
© gillena cox 2015



Happy Pentecost Sunday. Here, in Trinidad and Tobago, we buy Strawberries at the grocery stores, they are not grown in our clime.

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How is your Sunday going? Today is #34 in the series 'Sunday Lime' To share with me you can EMAIL me; you can COMMENT; and you can enter a LINK from your blog, at the Linky below




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48 Comments:

Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

Oh man.. I would love to have some strawberries right now!! :D
What a lovely piece of work :D

Lots of love
Sanaa

11:18 AM  
Blogger brudberg said...

Indeed now it's strawberry season.. This weekend it was premiere.

11:19 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Sanaa thanks for dropping in

Much love...

11:39 AM  
Blogger Mascha said...

Hmm, stawberries - I cannot wait that they are red and ready here (in one month it will be)
Have a blessed Pentecost

11:40 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Bjorn

Much love...

11:40 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for linking in Mascha

Much love...

11:40 AM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

I love your strawberry and poem painting!

1:22 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Sherry

much love...

2:03 PM  
Blogger James Toma said...

Oh i just love strawberries. in fact i am snacking on them right now as i read your poem. very sweet and sour combined. love love love strawberries and the reference to it in your poem!!!

2:07 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

aha, the simpatico is accepted; happy you dropped in

much love...

2:12 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

I like the image of light off plastic.

2:17 PM  
Anonymous Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

What a luscious red those strawberries!

2:17 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Sad that strawberries don't grow in your climate there, but I would guess you do have other very delicious fruits that probably don't grow here. It all equals out, I guess. Smiles.

2:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Bill

Much love...

3:58 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Donna

Much love...

3:58 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Mary

Much love...

3:59 PM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Your vivid images put us right there.

6:25 PM  
Blogger Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Delicious strawberry!

6:42 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Rosemary

much love...

6:45 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Leovi

much love...

6:46 PM  
Blogger Truedessa said...

I bought some strawberries today and added them to my spinach salad. They were delicious.

8:51 PM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

Strawberries always seem to growing somewhere in Australia so they are rarely out of the shops. One of the advantages of living in the "Big Country"!

9:51 PM  
Blogger Myrna R. said...

I bought some big, organic strawberries. Yesterday. Yum.
Love the cheerfulness you bring in you writing. Thank you Gillena and I hope you had a great day.

9:55 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

I also had strawberries from the store, boxed in plastic. How could I pass them by!?

10:33 PM  
Blogger C.C. said...

Aren't those strawberries...all neatly wrapped with the light shining off the plastic....glorious and tempting? Mmm. I can't wait to go buy some myself :-)

12:08 AM  
Blogger Sumana Roy said...

strawberries are not available in our place though we get plenty of food with strawberry flavor but not the fruit...last year one of my colleagues planted strawberry but mosquitoes played havoc with it...we're waiting this season...lets see what happens..your poem makes me long for those luscious items :)

12:38 AM  
Anonymous Thotpurge said...

Only way to see strawberries, living in the concrete jungle..in supermarket aisles!

2:00 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Trudessa

much love...

5:05 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Robin

much love...

5:06 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Myrna

much love...

5:07 AM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

Strawberry season? But they have always been pricey!

Hank

5:09 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Susan

much love...

5:13 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in CC

much love...

5:14 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Sumana

much love...

5:18 AM  
Blogger Jae Rose said...

There is a lot of joy here...i too love seeing the new fruits arrive...we are starting to have strawberries here too - they are lovely!

9:08 AM  
Blogger Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Strawberries grow here in Florida, but they are ripe in February and March ... Now it is too hot and they are gone until next year. But when we travel to Oregon on the pacific coast in June they will just be getting ripe there. So we wait!

I scrolled around your blog and enjoyed your poetry and pictures ... A lovely first visit to you and beautiful Trinidad!

9:57 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

Beautiful poetry and image Gillena. Thanks so much for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro ♥

11:29 AM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

I am craving for some strawberries right now...

spectacular in the jagged edges of mind

11:56 AM  
Blogger humbird said...

Very nice and tasty images!

5:37 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Jae

much love...

9:03 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

.Sallie welcome to Lunch Break, so happy you dropped in

Much love...

9:05 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Laura

much love...

9:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Gautami

much love...

9:13 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Humbird

much love...

9:14 PM  
Blogger G L Meisner said...

A very nice poem. Yes strawberries are in the lanes now and they are ripe.

7:19 AM  
Blogger Eileen T O'Neill ..... said...

Gillena,

The brazen red packaging and images, make those strawberries more than simply enticing; ready to eat, instantly!!
Happy New Week,
Eileen

6:23 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

GL thank you for stopping by

much love...

1:16 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Eileen

much love...

1:17 AM  

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