Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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[image from google dot com used for this haiga]


We were the very first set of entrants. It was the same year our country's independence was declared. We got pencils and candy and little red-white-and-black flags.
"Do you remember the rose garden used to be there?" "Yes, I remember the orangish-yellow one i planted; just like the sky over there." "I planted one also" he said, his smile still shy, in a much much older face.

Sahara dust
heavy in the dawn sky -
high school reunion

© gillena cox 2017



Blog hopping today with

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Reunions


Revisit
high school
13 September 2016
13 September 2015

31 comments:

John Buchanan said...

Hi Gillena, This is an interesting thought well captured.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

So beautiful, Gillena.

Susan said...

You make the Haibun into a vivid memory, every part essential. There is no desert in your words. I enjoy the Haiga too.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Susan

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you John

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Sherry

much love...

John Buchanan said...

I was born in Trinidad two years later!

gillena cox said...

Wow, how nice!!!
thanks for dropping by again John.

Much 😍 love

Adelaide said...

Well done, Gillena.

Did you get any of hurricane Irma? Hope all is well.

Adelaide

indybev said...

What special memories! Thank you for sharing.

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Adelaide. We had some thunder showers. But Trinidad and Tobago was not in Irma's path

Happy you dropped in

Much 😍 love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Bev

Much 😍 love

J. T said...

Your high school reunion sounds tender and romantic. I could feel the love there. Great write Gillena.

Myrna R. said...

Such lovely memories and thoughts. Enjoyed this Gillena.

Martin Kloess said...

Takes me back too. Thank you

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

You make it sound quite nostalgic, and unique.

Amit Agarwal said...

You said the unsaid without saying it, Gillena:) Wow! I loved it to the core..

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation JT

Much 😍 love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Myrna

Much 😍 love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Martin

Much 😍 love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Rosemary

Much 😍 love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Amit

Much 😍 love

Panchali said...

Aha...this is lovely! Beautifully done, Gellina!

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Panchali

much love...

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Maybe it's because of the dust that I shunned my own high school reunion a few weeks ago. :)

Gillena Cox said...

(✿◠‿◠) thanks for dropping by MMT

much love...

Sarah Russell said...

Smiling at this poem. "...his smile still shy, in a much much older face....". Just perfect!

Anjum Wasim Dar said...

so beautifully expressed

Reema dsouza said...

Super blog, I love your articles and reports, good continuation.

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