Sunday, October 25, 2015

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lightning
to show the way
at pre dawn

and stormy winds -
yet not the full brunt of
lady Patricia

she has ravaged
Mexico
she longs
now to slumber

i too return
to slumber land there to find
a cauldron

steamy hot water
when i awake surely
i will brew tea

© gillena cox


Im really pleased and very grateful to say my Children's book published through AuthorHouse 'The Little Seed and His Brother' is now live. Its written in a prose poetry style and ends with one haiku

ISBN: 978-1-5049 9245-9 (sc)
ISBN: 978-1-5049 9244-2 (e)
Library of Congress Number: 2015916789


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34 Comments:

OpenID thotpurge said...

Best thing to do in the morning...brew tea!

9:45 AM  
Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

Oh yes.. heard about Patrica in the news how it almost lashed Mexico.. but luckily it lost its aggression midway. Have a lovely weekend :D

Lots of love,
Sanaa

10:02 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Thotpurge

much love...

10:34 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for linking in Today Sanaa

much love...

10:34 AM  
Blogger Rachel Gloria Mayer Walsh Schapiro said...

the way your words flow is tickling.

11:09 AM  
Blogger brudberg said...

Glad to hear both you are safe from Patricia and the book publication.. cheers for that.

11:39 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Rachael

much love...

12:21 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Bjorn

much love...

12:21 PM  
Blogger humbird said...

I like this reflection on Patricia storm. accepting adversity it brought, yet looking forward to next day - how optimistic! way to go! also written with humor! ~ Thanks for kind words at my blog! Happy Sunday to you!

12:38 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Humbird

much love...

2:34 PM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

I like the segue from the cauldron to the anticipation of tea on the morrow. Congratulations on your book!

2:34 PM  
Blogger Stacy Lynn Mar said...

love the homely, cozy feel of this...especially how she brews the tea. feels like a fall morning to me! :)

2:39 PM  
Blogger De said...

Beautiful. Thankful for that peaceful post-storm.

3:02 PM  
Blogger R.K. Garon said...

wonderful as usual.
ZQ

3:49 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Sherry

much love...

4:11 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Stacy

much love...

4:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in De

much love...

4:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in RK

much love...

4:13 PM  
Anonymous Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

Congrats on the publishing of your children's book....and I enjoyed this poem...a wonderful reflection and I am happy to say Patricia ran out of steam.

5:30 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Donna, thanks for dropping by

much love...

6:22 PM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

May you both sleep sound!

7:01 PM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

Yes, that world wide news luckily turned out to be less damaging than forecasted. Whatever our choice of beverage in the morning it certainly allows us to start the day afresh. I normally start with tea then coffee a couple of hours later!

7:24 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Brewing tea seems like the best thing to do in such a circumstance.

9:08 PM  
Blogger Wendy Bourke said...

Such an epic force rendered with such delicacy. Wonderful writing and congratulations, as well, on the publication of your book.

9:40 PM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

The hurricane apparently veered away! That's good news! And so also your book,congrats Gillena!


Hank

9:56 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Rosemary, thank you for dropping in

much love...

3:49 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you stopped by Robin

much love...

3:50 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Mary

much love...

3:50 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Wendy

much love...

3:51 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Hank

much love...

3:52 AM  
Blogger Jae Rose said...

It is always good to know that any kind of storm whilst acknowledged has passed us by - and congratulations on your book

8:41 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Jae

much love...

8:54 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Congratulations on the book, Gillena.

1:08 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Bill

Much love...

3:09 PM  

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