morning's stillness
the moon bright white
over the street lamps

—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 7 October 2004 by Gillena Cox

    tony morgan
    2004-10-07 05:35:52

    an old moon
    silently watches the birth
    of a clear new day

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-10-07 05:48:57

    morning stillness
    the cry of a new

    kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-07 05:56:49

    morning stillness
    broken by a
    hungry child

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-08 01:17:54

    At the horizons,
    for a moment moon and sun
    togheter again

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-10-08 03:39:06

    red clouds
    overshadow sunrise -
    stillness in the mirror