hurricane warning
in the uncanny stillness
a hazy sunset

—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 9 November 2004 by Gillena Cox

    Kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-11-09 08:02:42

    clear skies-
    time to unpack
    woolen sweaters

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-11-10 06:05:57

    the trees

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-11-12 15:20:36

    red bougainvilleas
    highlights pink bougainvilleas --
    my day pales

    Gillena Cox (bgeecee at wow dot net)
    2004-11-13 04:52:21

    pruned bougainvillea--

    a feeling of sadness

    branch by branch felled

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-11-13 12:18:33

    pruned bougainvillea
    the phoenix's death ...
    joy, to rise again