Sunny day--
flowers of the funeral
wreath; all yellow

—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 21 April 2004 by Gillena Cox

    Marrk Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-04-21 03:47:22

    land of yellow river
    my thoughts travel
    to be by your side

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-04-21 08:19:27

    crowded bus
    the monkey on his shirt
    kissing the parrot of mine

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-04-21 09:17:40

    friends in circle
    hands joined
    memories flowed

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-04-21 20:59:54

    lingering smoke
    aftermath of the fire --
    ash dotted by tears


    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-04-22 14:47:00

    shells on headstone
    tallies silent time--

    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-04-24 20:25:37

    mom checks the mass card
    a second time

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-04 13:30:39

    so clear
    swollen raindrop hangs from a green leaf -

    are you opaque!!!