Sunday, October 02, 2016

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[Marigold, October birth flower from google dot com]

cups of sunlight drink
from the furls of a flower
elixir of love

© gillena cox 2016


First Sunday in October, this month calendar circles: my husband's birthday, my granddaughter's birthday and the festival of Lights - Divali

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...Meanwhile back at school. Petunia, Zinnia, and the three others, sat in the classroom together. Miss Marigold asked for a show of hands, from the group interested in the story of Hansel And Gretel. One little girl from Zinnia’s group...
[excerpt from my new children's book 'Under The Chinaberry Tree' at the publishers Authorhouse; to be released soon]


Revisit
furls of sunlight...
the marigold blossoms
a thank you note
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remembering
our first kiss
scent of bay leaves
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to this humble life ...
the bloom of wildflowers
Sunday morning spell
Sunday Lime #4


Sunday Smiles

[Sunday Smiles courtesy my granddaughter Zuri]


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #04 in the series The Sunday Standard Here's wishing you a happy Sunday email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below



Blog hopping today at
Poetry Pantry #322


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my video of choice for today: here Comes the sun

39 comments:

Mascha said...

Beautiful sunny autumn post!
Enjoy the time :-)

Sorry, I was so often absent from hiome in last time, had planned my posts, but could not link up... hope, it will be better in next time.

Gillena Cox said...

So happy you dropped by Mascha

much love...

dsnake1 said...

the marigold looks like a ball of sun.
nice haiku too! and i loved those Sunday Smiles! :)

Gillena Cox said...

Cheong san, Thanks for dropping in today

much love...

rallentanda said...

This is a beautiful post filled with love and beautiful verse. Your granddaughter's biscuits are very cute. I can tell she gives you a lot of joy. Happy Sunday.

totomai said...

Ah, marigolds! My brother's birthday is Oct 1 :)
Loves the haikus, Gillena

gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Rall

Much love...

gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by Totomai

Much love...

brudberg said...

I do love how you bring us these flowers... the last we'll see in a while...

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Lovely, and congrats on the book, Gillena.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

I absolutely love this ❤️ congratulations on your book Gillena 😍

Lots of love,
Sanaa

gillena cox said...

Ah but they bloom here all year round. No season curtails. Happy you dropped by Bjorn

Much love...

gillena cox said...

Thanks Sherry

Much love...

gillena cox said...

Thanks Sanaa

Much love...

Jae Rose said...

Who can resist a cup of sunlight :-)

Mary said...

Comparison between sun & flower -- lovely writing.

R.K. Garon said...

Happy Sunday, Gillina. Your writing is always a delight.
ZQ

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Jae

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

thanks Mary

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by ZQ

much love...

Old Egg said...

Marigolds are lovely but that one is really showing off!

gillena cox said...

🌻wish it was showing off in my garden. Had some but Th eyes were a pale yellow and didn't last long
Thanks for dropping by Robin
Much 😍 love...

Susan said...

Thank you for the sunshine in poem and photo and excerpt and song!

Diane Mayr said...

Marigolds are definitely sunshine in another form. Is pastry chef in Zuri's future?

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Susan

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Diane, its still to early to say i think. Those are play dough smiley cakes says Zuri, so far she is just a joy-bringer

much love...

Stacy Lynn Mar said...

such lovely, lighthearted poems. :)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Thank you for these little golden gems!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Stacy

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in MMT

much love...

Susan Anderson said...

Perfect words for that marigold.

gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Susan

Much love...

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I've always loved marigolds. :)

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Rosemary

much love...

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