Sunday, December 20, 2015

1817


a meditation -
creeping into the silence
peace of morning light

peace of morning light -
a hush the colour of dawn
before morning birds

before morning birds
still settled there a greyness -
tick of the clock

tick of the clock -
anticipation fades
a new day brightens

a new day brightens -
may the joy of Christmas near
cause a hearty stir

© gillena cox 2015



Revisit
4th Sunday Advent 2011
4th Sunday Advent 2010
Sunday Lime 1

Fourth Candle
4th CANDLE – (purple) THE ANGEL CANDLE or THE CANDLE OF LOVE – The angels announced the good news of a Savior. “…I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord” (Luke 2:10b-11). God sent his only Son to earth to save us, because he loves us! “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” (John 3:16-17)

Enjoy a bit of Christmas in Trinidad vibe


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Poetry Pantry 283


Recuerda Mi Corazon haiku my heart - countdown to Christmas





❧✿❧ REMEMBER LET”S HAIKU A CAROL STARTS TOMORROW❧✿❧
To the song from Trinidadian “Lennox Grey - Around the christmas tree”
December 21st 2015 to January 01st 2016

A New Christmas haiku series at Lunch Break, which replaces the old
series “The Twelve Days of Christmas” (2008 - 2014)

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43 comments:

Sumana Roy said...

a beautiful cascade so full of light and joy...Merry Christmas Gillena...

Old Egg said...

Just wish more people could see the light as the clock clicks on. Beautifully done Gillena.

Jae Rose said...

To wake up and feel glad and see the sun is a real gift

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Sumana; Merry Christmas

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Indeed Jae; thanks for dropping in

much love...

Anonymous said...

Nicely done ...Merry Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Robin

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Thotpurge, Merry Christmas

much love...

Anonymous said...

"before morning birds
still settled there a greyness -
tick of the clock"
really like the anticipation in these lines - Happy Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks TTT

much love...

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Such a peaceful and tranquil song :D wishing you a joyous Christmas and a happy new year :D

Lots of love,
Sanaa

Mary said...

Love the way you have expressed your sentiments here. The repetition works so well. And may the joy of Christmas near bring YOU great peace and joy, Gillena!

Merry Christmas to you!

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Sanaa, many happy returns

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Mary

Much love...

Diane Mayr said...

a hush the colour of dawn

What a beautifully evocative line!

Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

Such special words celebrating the birth of our savior....May you have a very blessed Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Diane

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Donna

much love...

scotthastiepoet said...

Beautifully delicate, simple and effective Gillena - I really enjoyed the accompanying visuals too... Thank yo so much and have a great Christmas.. With Best Wishes Scott

brudberg said...

This is just the type of Christmas I love... always love a good haiku cascade.

Purba chakraborty said...

A very delightful poem. Merry Christmas Gillena :)

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Scott

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

happy you dropped in Bjorn

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Purba

much love...

Truedessa said...

I enjoyed your meditation, may a new day bring light and stir hearts.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

Matthew Henningsen said...

Some very nice lines here... especially that one about the hush of color before the coming dawn.

adjei agyei-baah said...

This is a unique flow of work Gillena dear. Gotta give it a try someday.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

One of my favourites of yours, Gillena. Have a blessed Christmas.

Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped in Truedessa

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Matthew

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped by Adjei

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Sherry

much love...

ScottlB said...

Beautifully done, Merry Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Tatius

much love...

ZQ said...

Enjoyed the piece and what you did with the lines.
ZQ

humbird said...

Nice, warmhearted cascade poem. Merry Christmas to you! thanks for kind words xo

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks ZQ

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in. Humbird, many happy returns

Much love...

Mascha said...

Wonderful words and the music is so happy, makes me smile in the grey rainy morning...
Enjoy the Holy time

Brother Ollie said...

Blessings to you this Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Mascha

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Many happy returns Brother Ollie

much love...

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