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)



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48 Comments:

Blogger Jae Rose said...

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

7:26 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Jae

much love...

7:34 AM  
Blogger Brother Ollie said...

This really would bond a community!

7:49 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Ollie

Much love...

7:57 AM  
Blogger 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

8:07 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Sanaa

Much love...

8:31 AM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

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

8:35 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

I enjoyed both the poetic and photographic glimpse!

8:38 AM  
Blogger brudberg said...

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

8:39 AM  
Blogger 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.

8:50 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

I'm dancing in my desk chair!

9:21 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Robin

Much love...

9:28 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Mary

Much love...

9:29 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Bjorn

Much love...

9:29 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Susan

Much love...

9:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Ah, glad you like it Diane

Much love...

9:31 AM  
Blogger Sumana Roy said...

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

9:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for your appreciation Sumana

much love...

10:13 AM  
Blogger 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

10:26 AM  
Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

You capture the vibrancy of the event.

11:14 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Totomai

Much love...

11:16 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Kerry

Much love...

11:16 AM  
Blogger Nissa Annakindt said...

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

11:22 AM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

The music must have been so stirring!

1:08 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Nissa

much love...

1:19 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

very very festive, thanks for dropping by Sherry

much love...

1:20 PM  
Blogger Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

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

5:54 PM  
Blogger Norma Ruttan said...

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

6:19 PM  
Anonymous Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

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

6:36 PM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

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

6:44 PM  
Blogger Grace said...

Enjoyed the street celebrations ~

7:05 PM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

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

9:47 PM  
Blogger 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!

12:54 AM  
Blogger Blog It Or Lose It said...

Joyful, hopeful response :)

1:25 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Leovi

much love...

8:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Norma

much love...

9:10 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Donna

much love...

9:11 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Kristjaan

much love...

9:12 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped by Grace

much love...

9:12 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Rosemary

much love...

9:13 AM  
Blogger Lorraine Renaud said...

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

9:14 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Kevin

much love...

9:14 AM  
Blogger G L Meisner said...

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

9:19 AM  
Blogger Mark M. Redfearn said...

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

Confined in Winter

11:35 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation .GL

Much love...

12:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Mark

Much love...

12:13 PM  
Blogger Rose Ketring said...

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

3:54 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Rose

Much love...

2:02 AM  

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