Thursday, January 25, 2018


Sycamore Trees by Graham Gercken

from the heights
of the Cassia Tree
again that hope
somewhat like that of
the scriptural Sycamore

© gillena cox 2018

Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem #1355 The Sea King and the Magic Jewels (Japanese fairytale)

[Excerpt from 'The Sea King and the Magic Jewels' at Carpe Diem]
And Prince Fire Fade, standing up in the boat, made obeisance, and thanked the Lord of Sea Salt. But this one girded his august garments and pushed the boat before him, till he was thigh-deep in the water. And he said, “Nay, nay, fair youth, no thanks, only do my bidding.”
So his Augustness, Prince Fire Fade, came to the Sea King’s palace. And he forthwith climbed the cassia tree and waited among its green branches...


Anonymous said...

Wonderfully presented as always. A joy to read.

lynn__ said...

Love the connection you made :)

Chèvrefeuille said...

An extraordinary, but great response on this fairytale. Well done.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Lynn


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for ypur appreciation Kristjaan


Adelaide said...

have not been able to keep up with post ing . hubby’s dementia takes most of my time. this is lovely