Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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DOCUMENTING SOME SAINTS
I'll document today to the saint of hope in azure skies,
In yellow breast of kiskadee, fluttering through leafy bowers,
To hummingbird visits, even though skittish and fleeting.

I'll document today to the saint of faith,
In the Autumn of my friends far across the oceans deep and wide,
As i sweep and heap yellow Plumeria leaves fallen
In golden Caribbean sunlight right here in my backward.



I'll document today to the saint of trust;
believing in tomorrows as i watch butterfly wings
Open and close over straddled wild Fever Few flowers,
And that dove who hears my footsteps
But decides its time to flee,
Her brown feathers taken in flight of my gaze,
You flee, still i see you.

I'll document today to the saint of gratitude,
As the old mango stump stands,
Weather eaten and decaying
Over the fresh pink blossoms of Vinca,
Seated near the speckled pink of green Elephant Ears,
In harmonious conversation of garden dwelling.

I'll document today to the saint of thanksgiving;
For the raindrops of yesterday
And the fresh dew-dropped morning light of today
Knowing some who hunger will be fed still
A daily bread by some saints
Today and tirelessly tomorrow.
DOCUMENTING SOME SAINTS © gillena cox 2017

A Happy ALL SAINTS DAY To all Visitors today. May we strive to rhythm our footsteps to those of the saints



Revisit
1 November 2016

Blog hopping today with

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Saints

24 comments:

  1. Oh! Wow! Testify!!!!! Thank you for these documents, none of which can be denied. May we all feel your prayer.

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  2. Thanks for dropping in Susan 😇

    Much💖love

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  3. oh this was so serene and blissful. I could see you in your home island enjoying all of nature and just writing this poem in sincerity. I love it! Happy All Saints day!

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  4. Thanks for your appreciation JT

    much💖love

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  5. So many saints in our world! Thank you for noticing them.

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  6. This is so lovely, he saints in heaven must sing and rejoice.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Vandana

      Much💖love

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  7. What an eloquent testament to the saints! Bravo

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  8. Thanks for dropping by Bev

    Much💖love

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  9. This poem has some lovely imagery, thanks for sharing it with us Gillena.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation John

      much love...

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  10. I enjoyed reading your poem! Good to document the Saints.

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    1. happy you dropped in Annell

      much love...

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  11. These are the best saints....hope, faith, trust, gratitude. Loved this, Gillena!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Sherry

      much love...

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  12. A beautiful poetic prayer. A new favorite of your poems for me Gillena!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Carrie

      much love...

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  13. What a beautiful piece of poetry you have created here Gillena, absolutely brilliant!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Robin
      much love...

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  14. Gillena,
    I absolutely enjoyed reading your saintly poem. I feel so much better for sharing the goodness from within your descriptions. Eileen

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  15. Thank you for your appreciation Eileen

    Much💖love

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  16. A wonderful poem, Gillena! Yes indeed we are surrounded by saints and God's omnipresence.

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  17. Thanks for your appreciation Nicholas

    Much💖love

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