evening shadows
part of the moon covered
in a haze

—Gillena Cox

About the author: Now retired from the Government service where I worked from 1968 to 2003. Born February 1950. I am married to Anthony Cox since 1971; we have two children - a daughter Yanda; and a son Khama. Writing poetry is my dearest hobby. I enjoy the aspect of abstraction in haiku. Beside my writing I spend quiet time reading and crocheting. I also enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble. I am a member of the World Haiku Club and some of my poems appears at World Haiku Review, my work can also be read at The Heron's Nest, In Buddha's Temple, Charnwood, Wordchimes, and poetry.com My poetry site is PatchWork, poetry for the whole family.

Responses to the haiku for 11 February 2004 by Gillena Cox

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-02-11 10:13:12

    moon in sea mist
    breaks thru-
    young lovers

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-02-11 16:39:59

    coyotes howling
    moonlit meadow
    -cows on alert

    Beth Rankin Campbell (bethrankin at hotmail dot com)
    2004-02-11 20:11:41

    Pale grey mornings
    Winter's hand against the sun
    Something's got to give.

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-12 03:41:03

    through my
    sleepy eyes
    her morning freshness

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-02-12 07:05:55

    predawn opaque clouds
    embracing a full moon ...
    doves cooing