Tuesday, March 31, 2015

1628


image courtesy Carpe Diem



Hokku:
such a malice
cherry blossoms in full bloom
the Spring wind!
© Chèvrefeuille

enthralled by the Poui trees
blooming in pinks and yellows

Holy week
the glory captivated
in seasonal bursts

all the sadness remembered
yet this joy to ease the soul

savannah breezes -
blow a tempo right
for kite flying
© gillena cox



Pink Poui in bloom - Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain Trinidad.



Revisit
mountain side
father's will
Pink Poui


I am blog hopping today at Carpe Diem Ghost Writer #41, Soliloquy No Renga "the spring wind!"

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

1627


lusty hosannas
the beat of
Palm Sunday

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palm Sunday Parades
often it is asked what colour
should i wear
pristine white of wafers
a day-moon-lingering sky

© gillena cox


Revisit
folded palms
palm branches
Sunday Lime 1



Palm Sunday Smiles
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I am blog hopping today at
Poetry Pantry 245


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Carpe Diem #695, Fashionista (or fashion-queen)

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

1626



"went to Holy Week Art Exhibition"


at the door
enchanted, blossoming poui -
push to enter

© gillena cox



I am blog hopping today at 6WS

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Friday, March 27, 2015

1625


Bought a bag of tangerines today, ate the smallest one, took a photo of the largest one and started with this, as the focus of my inspiration for this piece; enjoy!!! a mix of photo and digital drawing.

so fragrant a tree -
a mystery to unnamed birds
wondering about

© gillena cox





Revisit
portugals
leaned
ripe clouds


I'm blog hopping today at
Week3 Year5



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will link also to
Monday Mellow Yellows


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i heart macro

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

1624




hummingbird's visit
so swift so short; i talk to
my new potted plant

© gillena cox



Revisit
the furl
first blossom
the baleria



I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #694, Experience



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Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - 'baleria'

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1623

Pink Poui in bloom - Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain Trinidad. Click for larger views






outburst of poui -
now arcs of traffic move through
a splendor of pink

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they blossom
they fall
so beautiful
the pink poui

© gillena cox



Revisit
clouds drift
trees of
centers of



I am blog hopping today at
Ruby Tuesdays Too


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Carpe Diem "Haiku Writing Techniques" #12 Resume


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will Link also to
Shadow Shot Sunday 2

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Monday, March 23, 2015

1622


image from public domain, text and frame added to make this haiga


no match for a snail
the bonsai tree
aged and twisted

© gillena cox




I am blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #692, mud snail


en hana ya jyôzu ni magaru katatsumuri
verandah flower--
making a skillful turn
a snail
© Kobayashi Issa


hiroinokosu tanishi ni tsuki no yûbe kana
mud-snails:
a few remain uncaught
under the evening moon
© Yosa Buson


sode yogosuran tanishi no ama no hima o nami
with dirty sleeves
farmers-turned-fishermen pick up mud snails
ever so busy
© Matsuo Basho (at the age of 39)


slowly, but slowly
the mud-snail finds its way
after the heavy rains
© Chèvrefeuille

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

1621

Resting my eyes; taking some timeout

Enjoy 'Red Hibiscus' online jigsaw puzzle; you can choose to change the number of pieces as well as the style of the pieces when you play the puzzle

Red Hibiscus Jigsaw PuzzleRed Hibiscus Jigsaw Puzzle



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Saturday, March 14, 2015

1620



this papaw
gift of
sweet relish

© gillena cox


my gardener gifted me with a huge papaw from his garden, i'm wrapping it in news print and leaving it to ripen





I am blog hopping today at 6WS



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Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - 'a gift'

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Friday, March 13, 2015

1619



painting
a birthday party
Congratulations!

© gillena cox


Happy Birthday to The Paint Party Friday Blog
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I'm blog hopping today at
PPF turns 4

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

1618


image courtesy Carpe Diem

on first reading -
the yellow of narcissus
stored in a poem

© gillena cox

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I wandered lonely
as a cloud That floats on high
o'er vales and hills,
# William Wordsworth #found haiku

[this is the first 2 lines rearranged, of the poem by # William Wordsworth 'Daffodils also known as 'I wandered lonely
as a cloud'] you can read the entire poem here
also posting this to the Facebook Group - Found Haiku





blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #685,first flowers of Spring

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1617


sweeping the yard
the lightness of a feather
such a nusiance

© gillena cox



a re-post of 1394




blog hopping today at
Carpe Diem #684,bird fearhers

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

1616


image prompt courtesy Carpe-Diem



silence
the sound of water
happiness
on the shirt of the pannist
bright hibiscus blossoms
[chevrefeuille/gillena cox]




silence
the sound of water
happiness
© chevrefeuille

on the shirt of the pannist
bright hibiscus blossoms
© gillena cox

tan renga written for
Carpe-Diem "Time Glass" #24,




this haiga a repost of 1493

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1615


image courtesy Women poets of Japan - The Greenleaf Files

change of kimono
showing only her back
to the blossom's fragrance
© Chiyo-ni (1703-1775)



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scent of twilight
white crepe jasmines
near the front gate

© gillena cox




Revisit
raindrops
morning smile
Sunday Lime 1



Happy International Women's Day to all women visiting today - make it happen


Sunday Smiles
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