Thursday, August 31, 2017

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buntings flutter
in winds of celebration -
red white & black

© gillena cox 2017


Happy 55th Independence Anniversary T&T


Enjoy The Music



Dont Leave Before You See Again
Independence issue 2016
Independence issue 2015
Independence issue 2014


Animated Scarlet Ibis from google dot com

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Monday, August 28, 2017

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machine stitches
fasten recycled pockets -
clouds drift anyway

✿ܓ

clouds drift anyway -
in deep silence the stirring
of ink thoughts to words

© gillena cox 2017


Blog Hopping today with

Blue Monday gears

AND


Carpe Diem
Vision Quest revived #1 deep silence


Revisit
28 August 2016
28 August 2014
28 August 2012

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

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[image from the internet]

in hearty servings
preface of solar eclipse -
eggs sunny side up
© gillena cox 2017


And now in the penumbra of last Monday's solar eclipse this Tropical Storm Harvey. Prayers and good wishes for affected areas and for its swift rebate.


Sunday Smiles
SmileyCentral.com


Your serving of Basho today

fire-uhitte heiroo atto za moomanto avu ikkurippusu ai nootasu yoo feisu

fire-white halo
at the moment of eclipse
I notice your face
© Matsuo Bashō 1644-1694 courtesy Carpe Diem


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #49 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. Here's wishing you a happy Sunday email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below





Blog hopping today at

Poetry Pantry #368

AND


Recuerda Mi Corazon - solar eclipse

AND


Carpe Diem
Utabukuro #2 solar eclipse August 21st 2017



Enjoy The Music



Dont Leave Before You See Again
27 August 2014
Sunday Savvy 49
Sunday Lime 49

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Friday, August 25, 2017

2147

[Patridge & Pear Haiga]


bird whistles -
some songs never leave
despite the weather

© gillena cox 2017


[Patridge & Pear ink pencils on water colour background]



[water colour background]



Copy Cat Corner
[Paper Napkin And Pencil Sketch]






Week25 Year 7


Enjoy The Music



Dont Leave Before You See Again
25 August 2016
25 August 2015
25 August 2012

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

2146


these wet leaves -
some of the morning rain held
in reserve

© gillena cox 2017


Went out for breakfast this morning with my daughter, we haven't had a morning out just the two of us for quite some time.


Sunday Smiles
SmileyCentral.com


As well - a little serving of Basho
A monk sips morning tea,
it's quiet,
the chrysanthemum's flowering.
© Matsuo Bashō 1644-1694 Translated by Robert Hass


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #48 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. Here's wishing you a happy Sunday email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below






Blog hopping today at

Poetry Pantry #367


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon -




Enjoy The Music



Sunday Savvy 48
Sunday Lime 48
20 August 2015

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Friday, August 18, 2017

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[Water colour background: haiga]

rainy interlude -
garden birds and house dogs
have hidden their songs

© gillena cox 2017


[digital fairy overlays added]






Copy Cat Corner
[I came across this stunning art by Oswaldo Guayasamin while doing a google dot com search ]


[Here's my copy cat attempt]


Blog hopping with

Week 24, Year 7


Enjoy The Music



Don't Leave Before You See Again
18 August 2016
18 August 2015
18 August 2013

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

2144



colour of noon -
scent of tangerines peeled
and shared with friends

© gillena cox 2017



Blog Hopping today with

Thursday Challenge
"REMEMBRANCES" (Any photo that you have taken that brings back or you anticipate will bring back good memories,...)


Dont Leave Before You See Again
17 August 2014
17 August 2013
17 August 2016

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

2143

[from my Garden]


busy tweeting birds -
morning moon losing roundness
listens for a while

© gillena cox 2017


With the Rainy Season there is a flourish of Caladiums gifts: Last week i gifted you with the (Elephant Ears) today my gift is the (lance leaf)


Sunday Smiles
SmileyCentral.com


As well - a little serving of Basho
Now the swinging bridge
is quieted with creepers
like our tendrilled life
© Matsuo Bashō 1644-1694


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #47 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. Here's wishing you a happy Sunday email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below





Blog hopping today at

Poetry Pantry #365


AND

Recuerda Mi Corazon - listening




Enjoy The Music



Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 47
Sunday Lime 47
13 August 2016

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

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[Maracas Beach a 2016 photo]

with every gust of wind
an old plastic bag in the street
tumbling tumbling

an old plastic bag in the street
travels the way of a wayfarer
is this freedom i muse

tumbling tumbling
without a doubt this age old song
waves at the beach

© gillena cox 2017


Blog hopping with

Carpe Diem
Chèvrefeuille's Gift #6 gust of wind

Chèvrefeuille gave us the line " with every gust of wind" and he asked that we create a haiku with this first line and then, have created it, create a Troiku with it.


Don't Leave Before You See Again

12 August 2016
12 August 2013
12 August 2014

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Friday, August 11, 2017

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[Water colour background with digital motifs]

coffee
with a a dash of bird song
a hearty morning brew

© gillena cox 2017


[rotated and cropped view]


[Process mosaic]


Blog hopping with

Week 23, Year 7


Enjoy The Music



Don't Leave Before You See Again
11 August 2016
11 August 2014
11 August 2013

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

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[some pics i took in 2008 at Benihana Resturant, Trincity Mall]






sizzling hot
grill makes food palatable -
joy in repast
© gillena cox 2017




Blog Hopping today with

Thursday Challenge
"HEAT (week 2 of 2)" (Hot, Glowing, Fire, Smoke, Heat Distortion, Curling Iron,...)


Dont Leave Before You See Again
10 August 2014
10 August 2015
10 August 2016

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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[image from Bing dot com]


celebration
the Word our sacrifice
consumes us
we were blessed before broken
echoes through His covenant
© gillena cox 2017


Blog Hopping with

Poets United Midweek Motif
Kintsugi: Art of mending


Don't Leave Before You See Again
9 August 2014
9 August 2015
9 August 2016

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