Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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Truth Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind by Jean-Léon Gérôme (1896) [image courtesy Poets United]


silently truth speaks -
the face of my mother fills
my mirrored gaze

© gillena cox 2018



HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY MOTHER MRS MARY MITCHELL SHE IS 88 TODAY [growing up people always said to me you look like your mother except for your father's brown eyes; and i would say to myself, i hope i grow into my own face]
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Blog Hopping today with

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Truth
Susan is prompting today


Revisit
hibiscus hedges
coconut sweetbread
a photo of my mother


Enjoy The Music

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26 Comments:

Blogger Susan said...

Happy Birthday to your Mother. I suspect you do have your own face, as do I, but I enjoy seeing the relationship in the mirror. That is truth, that relationship, for sure. Neat puzzle of a poem. PS, Once again, I enjoy the music too.

2:57 PM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Wishing your mother a very happy day. I had a moment like that some years ago when I looked in the mirror and saw my grandmother's face superimposed on mine. Pretty cool. Loved your poem.

3:41 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Susan. Happy you dropped by to read mine

Much♥️love

4:42 PM  
Blogger Robert Bourne said...

Happy Birthday Mom... :)

5:25 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Yes, you HAVE spoken truth!

6:42 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Sherry

Much♥️love

7:21 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

🤗Thanks for dropping by Robert

Much♥️love

7:22 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Mary

Much♥️love

7:23 PM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

Facial features or other attributes do get passed on; I did inherit some skills from my father
and other different ones from my mother but when younger I thought I was adopted as I looked like neither of them!

10:45 PM  
Blogger Kim Russell said...

I love how you've encapsulated that recognition in the small egg of a haiku, Gillena. Happy birthday to your mum!

2:47 AM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

Chip of the old block is lovingly there all the while. Yes, No running away, gillena!

Hank

3:55 AM  
Blogger stardust said...

Happy birthday to your mother, though belated one day. I like your haiku. Appearance-wise, my sister looks more like my mother than I. But I find myself doing something like my mother would do as I get older.

Yoko

4:35 AM  
Blogger Forest Dream Weaver said...

This painting may have shocked some people at the time!
Thanks for the music.
Happy Thursday!

6:06 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

😊thank you for your appreciation Robin

Much♥️love

6:19 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Kim

Much♥️love

6:19 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Hank

Much♥️love

6:20 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Yoko

Much♥️love

6:21 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Hamish

Much♥️love

6:22 AM  
Blogger hyperCRYPTICal said...

Your words are beautiful perfection Gillena.

Happy Birthday to your mum!

Anna :o]

7:42 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Anna

Much♥️love

9:04 AM  
Blogger annell said...

Yes, my Mother also comes to mind, when we speak of truth. Happy Birthday to your Mom.

9:10 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Annell


Much♥️love

9:57 AM  
Blogger Sumana Roy said...

Beautiful, Gillena. Happy birthday to your mother.

1:14 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by Sumana

Much♥️love

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