Saturday, December 16, 2017

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YIN AND YANG
Such is being yin and yang
As moon rises so is setting sun
Winter climes shudder in December
Non such weather here to us encumber
Rum guzzling parrandas in their twang
Heart songs pour out with so much fun

We all acknowedge this cause of joy
A son given the-manger-born boy
On a star guided night long ago
We remember again with hearts aglow
YIN AND YANG © gillena cox 2017


Note

1. Parranda: a form of Christmas caroling unique to Trinidad and Tobago and some Caribbean and Latin American countries
2. [Isaiah 9:6] For to us a child is born, to us a son is given



Blog hopping today with

Micro Poetry ~ Fire and Ice
Kerry O'Connor in a challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines. prompts us using 'Fire & Ice' from the title of Robert Frost's poem as our frame of reference


Revisit
16 December 2016

Enjoy The Music

20 comments:

  1. "Rum guzzling parrandas in their twang"

    Boy, do I love that line.

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  2. i've never thought of the savior's birth as a yin and yang thing. but this is beautiful

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    1. Thank you for your appreciation A

      Much😇love

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  3. A story that will live forever.......

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  4. This is beautiful! I never knew Parranda is a form of Christmas caroling!

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    1. This is beautiful. The king born in a stable, the son of God born as human...yes yes and yes again. Mos def yin and yang!

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    2. Glad you dropped in Sanaa

      Much😇love

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  5. Thank you for your appreciation Toni

    Much😇love

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  6. The episode is relived every Xmas day to be remembered fondly! You picked up the story very well, here, gillena!

    Hank

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    1. Thank you for ypur apprecition Hank

      Much😇love

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  7. I would love to listen to the parranda singers, while sipping rum on a warm December evening.

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    1. Come to Trinidad for a Christmas Holiday Kerry

      Much😇love

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  8. I enjoyed the rhyme in this poem, Gillena. You've introduced me to the parranda, too - you know I love learning something new!

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  9. What beautiful words, I love the concept of yin and yang.

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  10. Thank you for your appreciation Lisa

    Much😇love

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  11. Beautifully timely – and of course, like you, I enjoy hot Christmases.

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    1. Happy you dropped in Rosemary

      Much😇love

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