city skyscape
a palm tree shimmies amidst
construction cranes

—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 25 October 2005 by Gillena Cox

    Vasile Moldovan
    2005-10-26 00:23:13

    Palm tree's top:
    in an abandoned nest
    the full moon

    Vidur Jyoti
    2005-10-26 05:08:34

    steel fingers scare
    dew annointed
    tremulous grass blades

    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-10-27 04:10:14

    old rain tree
    trapped between
    two skyscrapers

    bobby michael richardson
    2005-10-29 23:01:04

    amidst storm's debris--
    pink flowering crape myrtle