Friday, October 30, 2015

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a shadowy moon
tethered in night's vast longing
a witch her sad heart



though the witch was sad
her broomstick scurried away
into the dark night




darkness engulfing
the cackle of an old witch
ruffles the cat's fur



© gillena cox 2015


Revisit
Haloween 2008
Haloween 2010
Haloween 2013

Blog hopping at Paint Party Friday Week 34, Year 5


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Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - broomstick


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edited to include
FLASH 55 PLUS! by Kerry O'Connor
CHALLENGE: optional extra prompt... to write to the theme of Halloween.
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

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48 Comments:

Blogger Valerie-Jael said...

Spoooooky! Happy PPF, Hugs, Valerie

8:35 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Valerie

Much love...

9:36 AM  
Blogger Lea said...

Those first two lines will haunt me for a long, long time...

9:37 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Ha, glad you stopped by Lea

Much love...


9:42 AM  
Anonymous Reading Pleasure said...

Perfect for Halloween!

10:26 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Celestine

much love...

10:31 AM  
Blogger Cathy Keller said...

Happy Halloween!! A wonderful reflection of the holiday!! Thank you!!!

10:43 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Cathy

much love...

10:50 AM  
Blogger rebecca said...

you had me with "night's great longing".
fabulous!!!

11:07 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Rebecca

Much love...

11:47 AM  
Blogger Christine said...

Lovely Halloween poem and art!

12:00 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Christine

much love...

1:07 PM  
Blogger J C said...

Too scary for me, Gillena. I'm on my broom and outta here!

2:31 PM  
Blogger Faye said...

Very well done, Gillena. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

2:40 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Ha, glad you dropped in JC
Much love...

3:35 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Faye

Much love...

3:36 PM  
Blogger Giggles said...

Very spooky... I bet all witches wished their brooms would run away and take the work with them too!!

Hugs Giggles

4:36 PM  
Blogger carol l mckenna said...

Very creative haiku for Halloween ~ love the cat part ~ Great moon shots!



Wishing you a Happy Weekend,
artmusedog and carol

4:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

(◕‿◕。) happy you dropped in Giggles

much love...

6:25 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Carol

much love...

6:25 PM  
Blogger My name is Erika. said...

Spooky piece and love your poem. Enjoy your Halloween weekend!

6:50 PM  
Blogger denthe said...

Great combination of images and text! Happy Halloween!

7:05 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

love this gillena. i love the little purple dots. :)

7:33 PM  
Blogger GlorV1 said...

Love your Haiku and your work is awesome.:) Have a great weekend. Thx for stopping by my blog.

11:17 PM  
Blogger sirkkis said...

Spooky but happy Halloween to you, too ♥♥♥

1:49 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Erika

much love...

6:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Denthe

much love...

6:47 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Jo

much love...

6:47 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Gloria

much love...

6:48 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Sirkkis

much love...

6:48 AM  
Blogger payal agarwal said...

Lovely artwork and great haiku.It shall haunt me for sometime. :)

9:42 AM  
Blogger Neesie said...

OOOooooooh... spooky!
Happy Halloween to you ;D

11:10 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Payal
Much love...

4:11 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Neesie

Much love...

4:11 PM  
Blogger Beth Niquette said...

EEEEEEEeeeeeek! So perfect for this holiday! :D

5:56 PM  
Blogger Ilona Heimböckel said...

I love the combination of poetry and picture!
Happy Halloween!
And thank you for your lovely comment on my blog,
hugs Ilona

5:57 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Beth

much love...

7:34 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for the return visit IIona

much love...

7:34 AM  
Blogger sheila 77 said...

Poor witch, I hope she cheers up.
"the cackle of an old witch
ruffles the cat's fur" - brilliant.
Great poem for Halloween with the dark spooky pictures.

7:43 AM  
Anonymous Irene said...

Perfect for the season. The sad witch gave a new twist to story. Like it.

11:41 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Sheila

much love...

11:55 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Irene

much love...

11:56 AM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I like these witchy glimpses!

11:35 PM  
Blogger Margaret said...

A tethered moon ... Beautiful.

12:16 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Rosemary

Much love...

5:08 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Margaret

Much love...

5:08 AM  
Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

I love your presentation!

11:05 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Kerry

Much love...

6:45 PM  

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