Thursday, December 08, 2016

2001

16 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
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lateness of bird songs -
each day already prescribed
come sunshine or rain

© gillena cox 2016


Revisit
Dec 8th 2009
Dec 8th 2010
12 days of Mary 2014


Blog hopping today at
Recuerda Mi Corazon
12 Days of Mary; day 8


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Today Rebecca (hostess at 12 Days of Mother Love) shares with us a link to
Poems of Saint Francis of Assisi



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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

2000

17 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
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Dear Mary, as the earth shook last evening, holding my breath in a tense grasp of memory erasure, all i could fathom from this soul stirring danse macabre, was the name of your son

trembling earth -
reports in the news say
a six point two

© gillena cox 2016


Revisit
12 days of Mary 2015
earthquake 2014
12 days of Mary 2013


Blog hopping today at
Recuerda Mi Corazon
12 Days of Mary; day 7


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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

1999

18 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
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days to Christmas -
sorrel in bottle and jars
sweetening gift lists

© gillena cox 2016

My Sorrel Drink Recipe

Revisit
deseeding
cheers
chaffs


Blog hopping today at
Recuerda Mi Corazon
12 Days of Mary; day 6


AND


A SHINY RED

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Sunday, December 04, 2016

1998

20 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
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dust of sandalled feet
to settle in a manger -
way of Bethlehem

© gillena cox 2016

Revisit
Sunday Lime 13
Sunday Savvy 13
2nd Sunday Advent 2015

Second Sunday of Advent: deepening hope continues, as we light the second purple candle The Bethlehem or candle of preparation watchword is BETHLEHEM

Sunday Smiles

[image from google dot com]

Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #13 in the series The Sunday Standard (where a 5-7-5 haiku) is featured How is your Sunday going email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below



I am blog hopping today at
Recuerda Mi Corazon
12 Days of Mary Love


AND

Poetry Pantry #331


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Friday, December 02, 2016

1997

22 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS


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[another in my newsprint series 'Parang Gifts 'using gouache watercolour paints]

the parang singer -
remembering Daisy who
has left us her songs

© gillena cox 2016




Blog hopping today at
Week39 Year 6

AND


Carpe Diem
##1084 Serenade (Schubert)







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Thursday, December 01, 2016

1996

23 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS


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Blog hopping today at
Thursday's Challenge
"RARE (week 1 of 2)" (Infrequently Seen, Scarce, Unusual, Uncommon, Exceptional,...)



priceless and worthy
the heritage
of a nation stored

© gillena cox 2016


AND



Carpe Diem
#1082 Raindrops (Chopin)


night rain -
the interlude between
November/December

© gillena cox 2016


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Sunday, November 27, 2016

1995


Advent comes again
to lit candles; symbols of
Hope, Love, Joy and Peace.
© gillena cox 2016

Revisit
Sunday Lime 12
Sunday Savvy 12
1st Sunday Advent 2015

The Advent wreath, or Advent crown, is a Christian tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic church. Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Our watchword is HOPE

Sunday Smiles


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #12 in the series The Sunday Standard How is your Sunday going email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below





Blog hopping today at
Poetry Pantry #330


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[video choice today]

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