Saturday, December 31, 2016

2016

Merry Christmas Day 7

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.



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star wonder night
baby Jesus asleep
© gillena cox


Christmas morning
our little drummer boy
wakes us up
© Adelaide Shaw


morning prayer
my eyes open for
butterflies
© Vibeke Laier


when my drum beats
our spirits dance...
all heads nod yes
© Pat Geyer


no rain tonight, stars shine clear and bright
baby’s smile matches North star
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini



Rays of dawn
spill kisses forth
We praise you
© Sanaa Rizvi




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Friday, December 30, 2016

2015

Merry Christmas Day 6

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.




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emerging daylight–
how the birds twitter
under drifting clouds
© gillena cox


to the Infant
who has Everything
we bring our cross
© William Kenney


the greyness of fog
dissipating
winter sun
© Art Kingston


i have no money...
only my music to bring
as a gift to You
© Pat Geyer


frankincense
myrrh
gold
I have none
only my drum
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini




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Thursday, December 29, 2016

2014

Merry Christmas Day 5

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.



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Kiss of morning sun -
poinsettia, periwinkle
grackle and i
© gillena cox


Christmas is a gift
That most of us don't realize
Enjoy your lovely day
© Kathe W.


shepherds from close by
Kings come from great distances
the Baby is why
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini



Christ's Mass
sang sacred songs; heard
the reindeer hooves on the roofs.
© Marieta Maglas


Holy Innocents--
the children
of Aleppo
© Johnny Baranski


silent night rain
a cat stops and listen to
the christmas bell
© Vibeke Laier


bearing gifts...
we honor His greatness
known and unknown
© Pat Geyer




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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

2013

Merry Christmas Day 4

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.




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Wisdom of the sun
The blush of poinsettias
To the season of joy
© gillena cox


wing beats drum...
sounds of angels
fill the air
© Pat Geyer


to yourself
this gift of humanity
will give to all
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tended flower
three five three
twelve days
© Magyar


silent night
the touch of angels
between stars
© Vibeke Laier


two parents watch on
three kings and animals too
star shines on baby
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini




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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

2012

Merry Christmas Day 3

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.



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boxing day -
the chirp of a grackle
draws me out
© gillena cox


magi bring gifts
to lay before the King...
truth lights the way
© Pat Geyer


shooting star
i light a candle for
the greatest gift
© Vibeke Laier


this babe like I was
yet so different than me
he’s special,
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini



Tis the season of gifts
merriment and dance
Winter Solstice
© Sanaa Rizvi



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Monday, December 26, 2016

2011

Merry Christmas

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Welcome to day 2 of Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.



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nighttime -
all the tales those Christmas lights
twinkle
© gillena cox 2016


being born and being breastfed
from blood and flesh,-
Amen !
© Naotaka Uematsu


a refugee child
no crib for a bed--
Christmas
© Johnny Baranski


first christmas
the twinkle
in His father's eye
© Brendon Kent


shining star twinkles
he smiles my heart skips a beat
our eyes meet this night
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini


midnight mass
the congregation
in shadows
© Art Kingston


from one angel
to another
light of peace
© Vibeke Laier


First Christmas
the breath of ox and ass
keeping Jesus warm
© Mary Davila


I choose Love's fair path:
A child holding my hand
Lamb walking with us
© Deborah San Gee



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Sunday, December 25, 2016

2010

Merry Christmas

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Welcome to Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017] featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy. It's Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas.




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Today is also #16 in the series The Sunday Standard (where a 5-7-5 haiku) is featured




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there amidst the hay
animals lowed lullabies
to baby Jesus
© gillena cox 2016


「砲弾の音絶え聖夜星ながる」(半石)。
Christmas Eve,
sound of shells faded away and
a shooting star (Hanseki)
© Naotaka Uematsu


December 25 here and there this sugar ant
© Ernesto Santiago



Whispers pirouette
as though flakes of snow
a savior is born
© Sanaa Rizvi


BENT OLD MAN
BRINGS IN THE CHRISTMAS TREE
SNOWING IN THE TOWN
© Tatjana Debeljacki


the warmth
of a cow's breath
December dawn
© Diane Mayr


Let's reset the clock
This my prayer to the Lord
Drummers and singers
© Deborah San Gee


hundreds of wishes
a passage of wind
from the stars
© Vibeke Laier


he is mildly meek
i am poor, what can i give
all i have - my heart
© Chelle Baratta-Angelini


He came humbly
His first bed a manger...
our King of kings
© Pat Geyer



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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

2009

3 Days to Christmas

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Its Lunch Break's NINTH YEAR of celebrating The 12 days of Christmas. Gifts Of Haiku To Baby Jesus is our caption this year, featuring the Christmas carol Little Drummer Boy.

From [25th Dec 2016 to 5th Jan 2017]
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Last year we had a wonderful time Christmas with 'Lets's haiku a Carol'.

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Seven Days Before Christmas 2016 #7 Twas The Night Before Christmas

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Monday, December 19, 2016

2008

5 Days to Christmas



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yellow flowers
the shape of trumpets call
hope of Christmas

© gillena cox 2016


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Monday Mellow Yellows
sea rock

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Carpe Diem
Seven Days Before Christmas 2016 #3 Christmas Carols

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

2007

6 Days to Christmas

season of Advent
our hearts silent zephyrs
a fourth flames dances

© gillena cox 2016

Revisit
Sunday Lime 15
Sunday Savvy 15
4rd Sunday Advent 2015

FOURTH Sunday of Advent: we light the last purple candle, The Angel Candle
Watchword is LOVE

Sunday Smiles

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

2006

7 Days to Christmas

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angel smiles
wind sighs
Christmas nigh
© gillena cox 2016









['Angel Smiles' water colour sketch on 12x12 inches construction paper]


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angel smiles

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

2005

9 Days to Christmas

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electric wires -
Christmas wishes connected
whether sun or rain

© gillena cox 2016

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Thursday Challenge
"EVERYDAY (week 1 of 2)" (Things or occurances that are usual, common...)

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

2004

10 Days to Christmas

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strum me a colour
rich in hue festive in depth -
taste of sorrel sauce

swirled in its rhythms
the songs of Christmas coming
enticing count down

tuned to favourites
radio stations vie more
talk time for call ins

special recipes -
melody of season days
delicious fancies

a super moon hung shines bright
blinking decorated trees
© gillena cox 2016

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Carpe Diem #1096 The Great Wall of China by Einar Englund,

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I remember as a girl guide (some say girl scout) we sang this as a round

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