Thursday, December 24, 2015


❧✿❧Lets Haiku a Christmas Carol❧✿❧
Dec 24th DAY FOUR PROMPT - "We'll toast to a special friend of mine"

copyright remains with the individual writers

good friends share
throughout the year; yet special
at Christmas time

at Christmas time
an empty glass yes to fill -
good cheer to savour
© gillena cox 2015

bent old man
brings in the Christmas tree
snowing in the town
© Tatjana Debeljacki , Serbia

christmas is coming
the goose is good and fat
in the butcher's hands
© David Seymour, UK

nearly midnight
the extras gather
near the crib
© Marina Bellini, Italy

Christmas wishes
sparkling grape juice toasts
by young and old
© Diane Mayr, USA

christmas cheer my friend...
with a sip of mulled cider
we each clink our glass
© Pat Geyer, USA

as I raise a special toast
Merry Christmas.
© Sanaa Rizvi‎, Saudi Arabia

christmas eve
the extra place
at the table
© Stella Pierides, Germany

an empty chair
our glasses
© Brendon Kent, UK

The song for 2015 is from Trinidadian Lennox Grey - "Around the christmas tree”

We are using the first eleven lines of his song for our prompts during the twelve day festival

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

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All haiku submitted will be published at Lunch Break between December 21st 2015 to January 01st 2016. Festival posts will be edited throughout the days of the festival to include your haiku.


Linked today to
Thursday's Challenge"BEVERAGE - 2 week theme" (Coffee Maker, Cafe, Tea, Water, Glass, Wine Glass, Cup,... )


Diane Mayr said...

Happy Christmas Eve!

Christmas wishes
sparkling grape juice toasts
by young and old

Unknown said...

Hi Gillenga, wishing you wonderful days and a very blessed healthy happy 2016

Gillena Cox said...

Many Happy returns Melody

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

And, to you Diane, happy Christmas Eve

Much love...

Magyar said...

new heart beat
this quiet night's star
we follow

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in and sharing Magyar, i will use your share in tomorrow's sequence

much love...

Stella Pierides said...

christmas eve
the extra place
at the table

Crafty Green Poet said...

Happy Christmas!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in and Sharing Stella; Seasons Greetings

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Many Happy Returns Juilet

much love...

Karlfinn said...

The happiest dining –
Grandpa Santa Claus
with his family

Franklin Magalhaes

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for dropping in Franklin. I like this for DAY SIX will post it up front

much love...