Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday WRites 234


[in today's mosaic - Children's carnival 2020 in St James LAST WEEK Sunday, and me having a refreshing coconut water TODAY during this morning's jouvert]

It's Carnival Monday today. Tomorrow Tuesday is the last day of the Season of Carnival.
Enjoy FEBRUARY dwindling


❧✿❧ You've heard about the Monday Blues well this is Monday WRites (musing on the definition here of rite, as any customary observance or practice eg the rite of afternoon tea). Welcome to Monday WRites #234: A Happy Monday to all ❧✿❧


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Blog hopping today with

Mosaic Monday
#68: 15 Miles on a Skipton Canal


AND



Quadrille #98 – Peelings, Nothing More…


THE SPECTATORS SAY
More and more inhibitions are peeled from the masquerade
Leaving costumed spirits
Free to dangle beads and strings,
Entities kicking up dust in the theater of international players
This is carnival scaled down
Drones of rhythms,
Meeting spaces of bodies gyrating to sun rays
© gillena cox 2020


REVISIT
24 Feburary 2016
24 Feburary 2015

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ENJOY THE MUSIC




28 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing the spirit of the Caribbean carnival, Gillena, and the evocative lines:
    ‘Drones of rhythms,
    Meeting spaces of bodies gyrating to sun rays’.

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  2. I like the use of "costumed spirits" as all that is left after the peeling.

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  3. Your poems are always an invitation to a dance :)

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  4. Glad you dropped by Jane

    Much❤love

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  5. How fun to see YOU....are you offering me a drink? I'll take it! heehee! Hugs!

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    1. 😊can't go wrong with a refreshing drink of coconut Diane. Happy you dropped by

      Much✏love

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  6. ...enjoy the last bit of Carnival 2020. My how the time goes quickly.

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    1. Yup nearly March already. Thanks for dropping by Tom

      Much✏love

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  7. Thanks for sharing the energy and rhythm of your island Carnival!

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    1. Thank you for your appreciation Lynn

      Much✏love

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  8. Your poem is uplifting and it sounds like you are having fun.

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  9. I've seen people drinking from coconuts like that before in Mexico, but I've never tried it. Is there much inside? - Margy

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  10. You will get more than the standard water glass from one coconut

    Thanks for dropping by Margy

    Much✏love

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  11. Carnival ... sounds so much like fun. Nothing like that in our part of the world.

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  12. Happy you dropped by Björn

    Much✏love

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  13. Feels so colourful, lively and joyful....both your poem AND the event. Thanks for joining in. :)

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  14. Gillena - the costumes are stunning and SO BIG! Lovely to see a photo of you - you are radiating joy! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

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  15. Happy you dropped by Angie

    Much✏love

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  16. Carnival Monday how fun! oh man and I love coconut water.
    Dawn aka Spatulas On Parade

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  17. Happy you dropped by Dawn

    Much✏love

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