Friday, June 23, 2017

2124


on the wall -
a dove careens in bird steps
cat walk model style

© gillena cox 2017


['Flower Fantasy water colour drawing no draft sketching]



['Flower Fantasy crop]



['Flower Fantasy rotate]



Blog hopping today with
Week 16 Year 7


Enjoy The Music



Don't Leave Before You See Again
23 June 2016
23 June 2015
23 June 2013

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

2123

[image courtesy Carpe Diem]


lifted storm warning -
in drawn curtains breath
of lingering overcast

morning rain -
splatting the aftermath
of storm Bret


new wildflowers
open petals
to clearing skies

intermittent
rain and radio music -
what's left of the storm

© gillena cox 2017




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Carpe Diem
Theme Week: The Songs Of Milarepa (1) Introduction



Carpe Diem
"The Songs of Milarepa"(2) "flying clouds"



Carpe Diem
Time Travel #2 The Tale of Genji

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Don't Leave Before You See Again
20 June 2015
20 June 2014
20 June 2012

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Monday, June 19, 2017

2122



struggle of seasons-
caladiums bloom and sway
in the dampness now
© gillena cox 2017



Today is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago
Happy Labour Day T&T
Labour Day in Trinidad and Tobago was declared an annual national holiday in 1973. Celebrated on June 19th, it is the anniversary of the day of the Butler Oilfield Riots which took place in 1937

So happens, i'm currently reading 'The Chieftain's Daughter And Other Stories' written by Michael Anthony. One of the short stories - 'Butler on the Road' is about the struggle prior to this holiday, of Fyzabad and the hero, TubalUriah Buzz Butler .


Blog hopping today with

Monday Mosaic #45


Enjoy The Music



Don't Leave Before You See Again
Labour Day 2016
19 June 2015
Labour Day 2010

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

2121



songs of garden birds -
to the beat of June wetness
caladiums sway

© gillena cox 2017

It's Father's Day.
A HAPPY DAY TO ALL FATHERS VISITING TODAY.
It's also that time of year again, when the bulbs awake and the Caladiums magically pop up. Ah the Rainy Season.

Sunday Smiles



Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #41 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 #358


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon - Caladiums 2017



Enjoy The Music



Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 41
Sunday Lime 41
Father's Day 2016

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Friday, June 16, 2017

2120


purple umbrellas -
coo of pigeons from the eaves
pouring rain

© gillena cox 2017

[crop]



[rotated]



[digitally enhanced]



['Purple Umbrellas In Pouring Rain' - water colour painting, no draft sketching]



[Collage]


It was a toss up this week, between flowers and umbrellas, clearly umbrellas won. The Rainy Season is here, so its no more 'rain tease' or 'The Rains are coming in'


Blog Hopping today with

Week 15, Year 7


Enjoy The Music



Revisit
16 June 2016
16 June 2015
16 June 2013

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

2119



Corpus Christi -
rain splats the concrete paving
of my backyard

© gillena cox 2017


Growing up, i remember folks, planting peas, corn and ochroes on Corpus Christi, they didn't wait on the Met Office to declare The Rainy Season, for them back then, this was it Corpus Christi - the start of The Rainy Season.
A HAPPY AND HOLY HOLIDAY TO ALL



Enjoy The Video




REVISIT
Corpus Christi 2016

Corpus Christi 2014

Corpus Christi 2013

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

2118

Pinterest image



in breath bend stretch -
on the floor a dead roach lay
yesterday sprayed

© gillena cox 2017




Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem
#1206 Yoga (especially Tibetan 5 rites Yoga)

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

2117

[image from google dot com]

'roof of the world' -
a shaggy haired yak ponders
splendor of green leaves



Buddhist chants -
how the sun warms them
smiling hearts of Tibet
© gillena cox 2017


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Note
Fossil remains of the domestic yak and its wild ancestor date back to the Pleistocene period. Over the past 10 000 years or so, the yak developed on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, extending over about 2.5 million sq km and often called the roof of the world



Quote
Let us always meet each other with smiles, for the smile is the beginning of love
~ Saint Teresa of Kolkata



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Blog hopping today with


Carpe Diem
#1204 Yaks (an other reprise)

AND
Carpe Diem
#1205 Smile

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

2116

[image from google dot com]

no glimpse of the moon -
the main street festive-alive
to end the 'we beat'

© gillena cox 2017


Last night was the final night of festivity for the 2017 We Beat festival, here in St James. Although mere foot steps away from it all, i didn't attend any of the events this year. Last night, after church though, i was privy to the vibe on the street.
Revisit the last 3 years of my indulgences
we beat 2016
we beat 2015
we beat 2014

AND

Its Trinity Sunday, have a blessed one


Sunday Smiles
[i formed today's Trinity Sunday smiley using 2 images from Google dot com]



Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #40 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 #357


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon - 3 in 1



Enjoy The Music



Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 40
Sunday Lime 40
Trinity Sunday

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Friday, June 09, 2017

2115


childhood memories -
on a stalk bold and bright
one sunflower


['One sunflower' - water colour painting]








Blog hopping today with

Week 14 Year 7





Enjoy The Music






Don't Leave before you see again
9 May 2015
9 May 2014
9 May 2013

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017

2114

[image courtesy Carpe Diem]

holding prescripts
of Himalayan beauty -
a healing flower
© gillena cox



Carpe Diem
#1202 Corydalis Himalayan secret
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[image courtesy Carpe Diem]

the right shade of blue
Campanula wild and free
gift of healing
© gillena cox



Carpe Diem
#1201 Campanula (Blue Bell)
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[image courtesy Carpe Diem]

chant of holy men -
begging bowls washed clean
for new offerings
© gillena cox



Carpe Diem
Om Mani Padme Hum
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[image courtesy Carpe Diem]

its flight
through morning sights -
a humming bird
© gillena cox



Carpe Diem
Chèvrefeuille's Gift to You to Celebrate Our First Luster of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #4 reprise "perpetuum mobile"

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Don't Leave Before You See Again
7 June 2016
7 June 2015
7 June 2012

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Monday, June 05, 2017

2113

WILDFLOWERS TOO LUV THE RAIN


morning light
the rain lingers
in droplets

© gillena cox 2017


Blog hopping with

Monday Mosaic #43


Don't Leave Before You See Again
5 June 2016
5 June 2014
5 June 2015

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Sunday, June 04, 2017

2112

[image from google dot com]


Pentecost Sunday -
heads bowed in meditation
on tongues of fire

© gillena cox 2017


Holy Spirit rain down, rain down


Sunday Smiles

[I used 2 images from google, tweaked them a bit in PicMonkey, to form this Holy Spirit smiley; hope you like it]




Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #39 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 #356


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon - Holy Spirit


AND


Carpe Diem
Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #1 little I should grieve

[the poem prompt]
Even a breeze may fail me
When I desire it.
Little I should grieve,
If only, sure of its coming,
I could await even a breeze.
© Princess Kagami (7th century)


Pentecost Sunday -
heads bowed in meditation
on tongues of fire
no more tears for Calvary
He lives for and with us
© gillena cox 2017


Enjoy The Music




Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 39
Sunday Lime 39
Pentecost 2016

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