Monday, February 27, 2017

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dancers in the street
paved in feather fantasy
string beads of sunshine

dancers in the street
wear zealous smiles to
rhythm of the beat

dancers in the street
approve the carnival
bacchanal days

dancers in the street
mesh and weave a fabric of
colour with sway

dancers in the street
grinding stones of fear and darkness
imbibe gift of sun

© gillena cox 2017


A Happy and Safe Carnival Monday T&T


Blog hopping today with

Monday Mosiac
# 29 - - did you ever have one of those days?

AND


Blue Monday

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Revisit
Feb 27 2012
Feb 27 2013
Feb 27 2015

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

2057


bouquet of wishes -
month of February brings
love joy and being

© gillena cox 2017


A SAFE AND FUN-FILLED CARNIVAL T&T


My!!! how time flies when you're having fun. Is it the uniqueness of Feburary - month of 28/29 days, the dare of Bacchus in the bacchanalia that is Carnival, the seat - the essence of the Divine in the celebration of St Valentine's Day, or the fact that this is my birth month? i suppose all of the above; See you next week Sunday, in March, God Willing.

Sunday Smiles


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #25 in the series The Sunday Standard when a 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 #342


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon - adieu February


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Revisit

Sunday Lime #25
Sunday Savvy #25
evening breeze

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Friday, February 24, 2017

2056


[1. initial charcoal sketch - The carnival Band][2-6 colour and filters added using both Picsart and Picmonkey]



the carnival band
step after steps one expression
fun

© gillena cox 2017










Blog hopping today with
week 51 year 6

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

2055


[a 2015 photo, haiku added today]

an empty field -
pecking beaks in passing
seek sustenance

© gillena cox 2017


Blog hopping today with

blog hopping today with

Thursday Challenge
"OPEN SPACE (week 1 of 2)" (Square, Courtyard, Mall, Field, Meadow, Clearing, Forest Opening,...)

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Monday, February 20, 2017

2054



label today joy
distant mountains verdant -
after a rains spell

© gillena cox 2017

Blog hopping today at

Monday Mellow Yellows unusual garden scene...

AND


Monday Mosiac
# 28 - Edinburgh Castle, Scotland..

AND


Blue Monday

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Revisit
22 FEB 2015
22 FEB 2012
22 FEB 2011

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

2053


[a look back at 2016 Carnival]

before dawn birds sing
drone from aerial spraying -
Carnival clean-up
© gillena cox 2017


A week away. Carnival Monday and Tuesday street parades in Trinidad and Tobago is on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 this year


Sunday Smiles



Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #24 in the series, The Sunday Standard, when a 5-7-5 haiku is featured. How is your Sunday going email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below




Blog hopping at

Poetry Pantry #341

AND


Recuerda Mi Corazon
haiku my heart ~ carnival clean up



Revisit
19 Feb 2016
Sunday Lime 24
Sunday Savvy 24

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Friday, February 17, 2017

2052


['Khol Eyes' - charcoal sketch on 12x12 construction paper, pink page]

a glint of sunlight
on a patch of garden green -
morning shapes herself

© gillena cox 2017


[some colour added digitally in Picsart]



[Filter added in Picsart]

blog hopping today with

Week 50 Year 6






Revisit
17 feb 2016
17 feb 2015
17 feb 2013

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

2051




St Valentines Day

love blooms here
in a special reserved place

etched in my mind
your heartbeat
those days we shared the same bed

© gillena cox 2017


Today's poem is a Cherita [pronounced CHAIR-rita] the Malay word for story or tale, read more about this form HERE



Blog hopping today with

reds in the garden

AND


Prompt Nights – Love’s a night-song sweet sung by the tender strokes of wind – Valentine’s Day Special

AND

Imaginary Garden With Real Toads
The Tuesday Platform

AND


Carpe Diem
#1154 Sumi-e, the Japanese way of painting, Imagination introduction

AND

Midweek Motif ~ Love






[hearts from google dot com]

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St Valentine's Day 2016
St Valentine's Day 2015
St Valentine's Day 2014

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Monday, February 13, 2017

2050



feet of a bird
tapping song of morning light -
wall's her disco

© gillena cox 2017

Blog hopping today at

Monday Mellow Yellows sunny flags


AND


Monday Mosiac
# 27 - so then this happened.

AND


Blue Monday

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Revisit
13FEB2015
13FEB2013
13FEB2012

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

2049



maybe its the rain
early blossoming poui -
maybe my birthday

© gillena cox 2017

Yesterday February 11th was my Birthday, See my online party HERE well.. some of it anyway


Sunday Smiles



Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #23 in the series, The Sunday Standard, when a 5-7-5 haiku is featured. How is your Sunday going email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below



Blog hopping at

Poetry Pantry #340

AND


Recuerda Mi Corazon
haiku my heart ~ celebration



Revisit
12 Feb 2016
Sunday Lime 22
Sunday Savvy 23


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Saturday, February 11, 2017

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(✿◠‿◠) WELCOME TO MY 2017 BIRTHDAY PARTY (◠‿◠✿)

Its February 11th and YES its my birthday. Thanks for ALL the wishes, greetings, and gifts of poetry; ONLY SOME of which is posted here
SmileyCentral.com


Happy birthday mother Gill.
May your happiness stand tall like the hill
Much soothing like the early lark’s thrill
And the morning sunrays on your window overspill
With your dreams pouring in peaceful and still
As designed by the father in his Will
With every pathways cleared up of pills and chills
And your life lived with nothing on blank page to fill…
From ~ Adjei Agyei-Baah, Ghana‎



From ~ Ban'ya Natsuishi‎ Japan‎



From ~ Barbara Kaufman USA



From ~ Bekkie Sanchez, USA‎



From ~ Donna Smith‎‎


From ~ Famida Vilasini Basheer‎, India


Sumi-e by Kolyada Nickolay © 2015
...аs one of the subjects of traditional Chinese painting containing the symbols
whith the wishes of various goods such as happiness, health, success, etc.
In this case, it is metaphorical wish of long life

From ~ Francis Tugayé‎, France



From ~ google dot com



From ~ Kris Kondo, Japan



From ~ Laura Hegefield, USA‎



From ~ Magdalena Dale Romania



From ~ ‎Maria Tirenescu, Romania‎



From ~ Olga Neagu, Romania


[My dear birds
waiting with fly
haiku wings]
happy birthday to you

From ~ ‎Otteri Selvakumar‎ India


From ~ Sanaa Rizvi‎, Malaysia



From ~ Shanna Baldwin, Hawaii‎



From ~ Susan Delphine Delaney‎, USA


Sretan rođendan Gillena!!!
From ~ Tomislav Maretić, Crotia



From ~ Vibeke Laier‎ Denmark

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will be editing this post throughout the day




Revisit
My Birthday 2016 Party

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