window view
swaying green tree fronds
in cloud filled sky

—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 My poetry site is PatchWork, poetry for the whole family.


Responses to the haiku for 1 March 2004 by Gillena Cox

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-01 09:31:31

    look...aspen leaves
    swaying to the music
    of angels among us

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-03-01 12:04:09

    view from Alcatraz prison
    beautiful San Francisco
    - deadly choppy waters

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-03-01 16:03:48

    The moon this evening,
    and in the whole wide sky
    not a trace of cloud


    insects hovering
    towards the light --
    the night moves on

    by bob

    Beth Rankin Campbell (bethrankin at hotmail dot com)
    2004-03-01 17:40:29

    Strong northern winds-
    Sparrow fights to stay in flight
    Wish I could help.

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-03-03 07:19:17

    a leaf drops
    trailing off in front of me

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-12 13:11:53

    to scratch the itch
    on my back --
    luscious grass pushing up