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

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36 Comments:

Blogger 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.

9:28 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

So happy you dropped by Mascha

much love...

9:58 AM  
Blogger dsnake1 said...

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

10:28 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Cheong san, Thanks for dropping in today

much love...

10:32 AM  
Blogger 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.

10:54 AM  
Blogger totomai said...

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

12:01 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Rall

Much love...

12:27 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by Totomai

Much love...

12:28 PM  
Blogger brudberg said...

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

12:33 PM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Lovely, and congrats on the book, Gillena.

12:42 PM  
Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

I absolutely love this ❤️ congratulations on your book Gillena 😍

Lots of love,
Sanaa

1:03 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

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

Much love...

1:08 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks Sherry

Much love...

1:08 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks Sanaa

Much love...

1:08 PM  
Blogger Jae Rose said...

Who can resist a cup of sunlight :-)

2:48 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Comparison between sun & flower -- lovely writing.

2:57 PM  
Blogger R.K. Garon said...

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

4:17 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Jae

much love...

5:31 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

thanks Mary

much love...

5:31 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by ZQ

much love...

5:32 PM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

Marigolds are lovely but that one is really showing off!

6:56 PM  
Blogger 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...

7:19 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

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

12:19 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

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

7:37 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Susan

much love...

9:09 AM  
Blogger 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...

9:11 AM  
Blogger Stacy Lynn Mar said...

such lovely, lighthearted poems. :)

1:53 PM  
Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Thank you for these little golden gems!

2:09 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Stacy

much love...

5:21 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in MMT

much love...

5:22 PM  
Blogger Susan Anderson said...

Perfect words for that marigold.

6:29 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Susan

Much love...

12:01 AM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I've always loved marigolds. :)

7:44 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Rosemary

much love...

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