Wednesday, August 15, 2018

2308

life-blood red our hearts
white foaming seas surround us
black the strength of night

© gillena cox 2018






The flag of Trinidad and Tobago was adopted upon independence from the United Kingdom on 31 August 1962. Designed by Carlisle Chang (1921–2001)the flag of Trinidad and Tobago was chosen by the independence committee of 1962. Red, black and white symbolize fire (the sun, representing courage), earth (representing dedication) and water (representing purity and equality)



Blog hopping today with

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ National Flag(s)
prompted by Susan

Monday, August 13, 2018

2307

Kristjaan prompts to haiku after listening to "Especially the music genre known as Sufiana Kalam. Sufiana Kalam is the classical music of Kashmir, which uses its own ragas (known as maqam), and is accompanied by a hundred-stringed instrument called the santoor, along with the Kashmiri saz, the setar, the wasool and the dokra. The dance based on the sofiyiana kalam is the hafiz nagma."


tear stained faces
in a musical rapture -
captive audience

© gillena cox 2018





Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem
#1495 Kashmiri music, the music of Kashmir India


Revisit
13 August 2017
13 August 2015
13 August 2013

Sunday, August 12, 2018

2306


morning sun rising
the laced-edged silhouettes of
trees in the distance

[This haiku also posted today at Facebook NaHaiWriMo Group]
© gillena cox 2018


August 12th - Married to Anthony Cox for 47 years [living alone]. Happy Anniversary to me.
SUNDAY SMILES



Blog hopping today with

Poetry Pantry #415
Mary is our host today

AND


Haiku My Heart
Happy Anniversary


ENJOY THE MUSIC



REVISIT
Sunday Savvy 97
Sunday Lime 97
12 August 2017
Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #97 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. Three more Sundays in this series.
email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below



Friday, August 10, 2018

2305

[haiga]



[haiga 2]



[Celestial Digital collage: Bookmark]



[Celestial Cloud Crop]


[Celestial Digital collage]



[images used from the internet for Celestial]



Blog hopping with

Week 23, Year 8

AND


Celestial-stars moon planets etc



Revisit
10 August 2017
10 August 2016
10 August 2015


Enjoy the music




Thursday, August 09, 2018

2304

Kristjaan ask that we listen and be inspired to write
This song is actually an Okinawan Folk Song which is known as Min'yo always depicting either sadness, loss of loved ones, loss of hope, grievances, or finding new hope.


you are far away
Mt Fuji yet your presence -
a song on my lips

© gillena cox 2018


This one is Japanese court music, also a kind of folk music, but for the high society so to speak


lofty notes -
ladies in the palace wear
their best kimonos
© gillena cox 2018


Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem
#1493 Okinawa ... the music of Southern Japan

AND

Carpe Diem
#1494 Gagaku, the traditional music of the Japanese Court


Revisit
9 August 2017
9 August 2016
9 August 2015

Sunday, August 05, 2018

2303


quiet of pre dawn -
the top soil must be still wet
from yesterday's rain

© gillena cox 2018


Welcome August. Here in T&T we celebrate on August 1st Emancipation day and on August 31st Independence Day


SUNDAY SMILES

[smile from Pinterest]



Blog hopping today with

Poetry Pantry #414
Mary is our host today

AND


Haiku My Heart
may be/must be



ENJOY THE MUSIC



REVISIT
Sunday Savvy 96
Sunday Lime 96
5 August 2014
Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #96 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below