Sunday, June 14, 2015

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out in the street -
trust of a culture carved to
new generations

© gillena cox



the night thick with
a community's vibe -
are there stars tonight

© gillena cox



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we beat 2014
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Sunday Lime 1

Visitors to St James were served up a sampling of steel band music, and vintage traditional mas along the Western Main Road last night, as part of The 'we beat' St James Festival 2015;
And you know how i do; just got to share it with you
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A Prompt A Day - Sunday prompt - the word "Trust"


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Poetry Pantry 256


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Carpe Diem Time Glass #31, Basho's "first celebrate"

mazu iwae ume o kokoro no fuyu-gomeri

first celebrate
the flowers in your heart
confined in winter
© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)



50 comments:

Jae Rose said...

It's good that some traditions get handed down..sounds like a good night! Have a good Sunday

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Jae

much love...

Brother Ollie said...

This really would bond a community!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Ollie

Much love...

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Culture is handed down from generation to generation - with the hope that it will strive on.
Beautifully written :D

Lots of love,
Sanaa

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Sanaa

Much love...

Old Egg said...

How we all must remember those celebrations in our early years still imprinted in our minds.

Mary said...

I enjoyed both the poetic and photographic glimpse!

brudberg said...

What a wonderful place to be, the night can be the perfect place.

Susan said...

I like the carving--we don't want to hand it down with all of its flaws. But also, I love the partaking in the depths of culture and looking up to the stars.

Diane Mayr said...

I'm dancing in my desk chair!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Robin

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Mary

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Bjorn

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Susan

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Ah, glad you like it Diane

Much love...

Sumana Roy said...

sometimes to be steeped in traditions lead us to happiness...

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for your appreciation Sumana

much love...

totomai said...

Am I late for the party Gillena? Dancing can be a good way of making the younger generation aware of the past tradition

Kerry O'Connor said...

You capture the vibrancy of the event.

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Totomai

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Kerry

Much love...

Nissa Annakindt said...

You captured the event beautifully. It sounds like a great time.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

The music must have been so stirring!

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Nissa

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

very very festive, thanks for dropping by Sherry

much love...

Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Yes, pretty pictures, I love that funny parade !!

Norma Ruttan said...

I love the cheerful music of steel drums! tradition is good, passing it on- even better

Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

A wonderful celebration in words and pictures...I am sure it was a fabulous time!

Kristjaan Panneman said...

Such traditions have to be celebrated and cherished. ... nice respnse.

Grace said...

Enjoyed the street celebrations ~

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

These are beautifully written, as well as interesting in subject matter.

kelvin s.m. said...

The hopes are high for the new & succeeding generations in carrying out the trust put into their arms. May they serve the right justice it needed to preserve a culture. Lovely, Gillena. Thank you!

Blog It Or Lose It said...

Joyful, hopeful response :)

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Leovi

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Norma

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Donna

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Kristjaan

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped by Grace

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Rosemary

much love...

Lorraine Renaud said...

YOU, Gillena, You are the star, so nice to be here again ;)

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Kevin

much love...

G L Meisner said...

Well written poems. The idea of traditions being carved by the future is very nice.

Mark M. Redfearn said...

The stars are right there in the streets celebrating, aren't they?

Confined in Winter

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation .GL

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Mark

Much love...

Rose Ketring said...

Beautiful haiku :) Especially loved "thick with community vibe"

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Rose

Much love...

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