Sunday, January 10, 2016

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cant remember where i got this image, had it in my files a long time


THE ISLAND
Blue as the zen of reflection
Sky mimics emeralds ocean
Ripples of dust as walls crumble
And new words like bricks tumble
Because now, everyone sees a tree
And another one, clear as can be
A person, an inhabitant hand waves
Waves to greetings of surprise
Shimmering on the waters, moonrise
This is the Island of Retirement
Banana fronds sway in contentment
As shadows settle in coolness
Ixora blossoms retain openness
THE ISLAND © gillena cox 2016


witten in response to Brendan's prompt
Sunday Mini-Challenge: Islands
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

18 comments:

  1. Such a pretty sight, the image but much more your words... I am going to bed with thoughts of "Shimmering on the waters, moonrise". ♥

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    1. Happy you dropped in Magaly

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  2. Beautiful.......the Island of Retirement. I hope I get to retire soon, LOL.

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    1. Thanks for dropping in Sherry

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  3. Sounds blissful!

    I love the opening:
    "Blue as the zen of reflection
    Sky mimics emeralds"

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    1. Thanks for dropping in Shawna

      Much love...

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  4. Sounds like a perfect place to be... sounds so relaxing and perfect. A place I want to be in...

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    1. Thanks for dropping in Bjorn

      Much love...

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  5. Sigh - Take me there! Such luxury in "ixora blossoms," heavy and plush and drowsy.

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    1. Happy you dropped in Brendan

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  6. Beautiful :)
    I loved the poem specially the first 2 lines :)

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Danesshwari

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  7. How perfect a prompt for one who lives on a beautiful island! It sounds perfect.

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    1. Thanks for dropping in Kerry

      Much love...

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  8. Love the phrase, "Shimmering on the waters. Moonrise." Creates a lovely vision.

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  9. Poetic sound-play and imagery is lovely, Gillena. :)

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Hannah

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