Friday, October 14, 2016

1977


['Tassa' - gouache paints on water colour paper 5 x 7 inches]

tassa rhythms spent -
a moon for fitful slumber
hails cooling breezes

© gillena cox 2016

Revisit
tabla and tassa
rhythms of T&T - -
the hosay parade
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ornate tadjahs
the hosay parades over
quiet at rest
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devotees prepare...
drumming fills the void of night
herald of hosay
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Blog hopping today at

Week32 Year 6

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[my video choice for today Trinidad and Tobago sweet tassa]

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28 Comments:

Blogger Indira said...

Beautiful lyrics, Gillena! Like a Sufi poem. The art is evocative.

11:07 AM  
Blogger Linda Kunsman said...

beautiful art and haikus. You really know how to choose powerful words for your poems-just lovely Gillena!

11:12 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Indira

much love...

11:13 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Linda

much love...

11:13 AM  
Blogger Faye said...

Lovely work, Gillena. I just bought some gouache and really don't know what to do with it. Your's looks great.

11:23 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Faye, looking forward to seeing some of your work with your new paints

much love...

11:31 AM  
Blogger Clare Lloyd said...

Fab journal pages

2:34 PM  
Blogger Christine said...

Lovely art and words, enjoyed your video!

3:06 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Clare

Much love...

3:37 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by Christine

Much love...

3:37 PM  
Blogger Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful words and art.Happy PPF, Hugs, Valerie

4:02 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Valerie

much love...

4:17 PM  
Blogger denthe said...

Lots of movement in this piece. Very interesting ....

5:32 PM  
Blogger Giggles said...

Nice movement!! Short and sweet today, lights flickering!

Hugs Giggles

6:22 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Denthe

Much love...

7:17 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Giggles

Much love...

7:17 PM  
Blogger Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

Your art always seems so effortless but stirs the emotions. Lovely.

10:12 PM  
Anonymous lorraine said...

love the dancing rhythm you use in your words happy ppf

4:19 AM  
Blogger June Walker said...

Lovely lettering! Beautiful words.

8:23 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Nicole

Much love...

9:03 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Lorraine

Much love...

9:03 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by June

Much love...

9:03 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

An enjoyable post today, Gillena!

9:52 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by Diane

Much love...

12:56 PM  
Blogger My name is Erika. said...

Loving these splatter blots. What cheery pieces they make. Hugs-Erika

9:40 AM  
Blogger NatureFootstep said...

made me think "ocean" :)

10:42 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Erika

much love...

10:29 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

NF; i'm happy you dropped by

much love...

10:30 AM  

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