Sunday, April 09, 2017

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breath of song sing praise -
Christ we remember again
with those palms we clutch

© gillena cox 2017


The word Hosanna, from Hebrew culture, means save, rescue, savior. "Hosanna" was the shout of adoration made in recognition of the Messiah-ship of Jesus on his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, "Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!" It is used in the same way in Christian praise.
Hosanna Etymology HERE

A Happy Palm Sunday and Happy Season of Lent ... Sunday Smiles



blooming azaleas
in a hollow on a cliff
a Buddha stands
Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #31 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. 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 #348


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Recuerda Mi Corazon - hosanna


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Enjoy The Music


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Before you leave see also
Palm Sunday 2013

Palm Sunday 2012

Palm Sunday 2010

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38 Comments:

Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Lovely haiku.

6:33 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Rosemary

much love...

6:53 AM  
Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

The blooming azaleas grow majestically through your haiku.

9:24 AM  
Blogger Julian said...

Just started to read your work on Masaoka. Most enjoyable and informative.

9:28 AM  
Blogger Truedessa said...

Happy Palm Sunday to you!

9:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Magaly: those "blooming azaleas" are not mine; they are from Shiki.

Thank you for dropping in

much love...

10:56 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped in Julian

much love...

10:57 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Trudessa

much love...

10:57 AM  
Blogger Cressida de Nova said...

A Happy and Blessed Palm Sunday to you Gillena!

11:15 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

Hosanna! Thank you. And the song? I listened to two different versions of the same earlier this morning. Now I like this one too.

11:16 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Cressida

much love...

11:47 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped in Susan

much love...

11:48 AM  
Blogger indybev said...

Thank you for the gentle reminder its Palm Sunday.

12:58 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Glad you dropped by Bev

Much love...

2:24 PM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Happy Palm Sunday!

2:40 PM  
Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

Lovely haiku, Gillena ❤️

4:30 PM  
Blogger R.K. Garon said...

Let us go humbly into Holy Week.
ZQ

4:41 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you Sherry

Much love...

4:55 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you Sanaa

Much love...

4:55 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Indeed ZQ indeed. Thanks for dropping in


Much love...

4:56 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

An inspirational poem from you today...as Easter week begins.

5:18 PM  
Blogger Lea said...

A beautiful breath of song Gillena on this day of palms...

5:26 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for dropping in Mary

Much love...

6:33 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Lea

Much love...

6:34 PM  
Blogger Myrna R. said...

Happy Palm Sunday. Love the haiku.

6:35 PM  
Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

A simple palm frond can take us back to a jubilant entry into Jerusalem.

6:38 PM  
Blogger ° said...

I love that this also suggests holding hands.

8:36 PM  
Blogger Wendy Bourke said...

A lovely post and beautiful haiku - so appropriate to the day. I thought that your use of the word 'breath' in the haiku was inspired. Within the context of the piece, I found it to be emotive and nuanced.

8:47 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you Myrna

Much love...

9:55 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Yes indeed. Happy you dropped by MMT

much love...

9:56 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation (degree)

Much love...

9:57 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Wendy

Much love...

9:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

I like the spirit in this.

3:32 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Bill

much love...

10:26 AM  
Blogger Bekkie Sanchez said...

You are the haiku queen, Gillena!

11:35 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

(✿◠‿◠)

Thank you Bekkie


much love...

12:25 AM  
Blogger J C said...

Blessings, Gillena xo

1:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks JC

much love...

4:44 PM  

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