Monday, July 13, 2020

Monday Writes 254


[Today'mosaic: Flowers And A Scribble]

QUADRILLE BLUE
Were it not for ink blots on
Blue pleated skirts, one
Could have pondered heaven
In colours ruddy or golden, even
If the drill masters chalked
Formulas of h20 and balked
Footsteps etched forever on the moon;
Mystery clung to distance all to soon.
QUADRILLE BLUE © gillena cox 2020
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You've heard about the Monday Blues well this is Monday WRites (musing on the definition here of rite, as any customary observance or
eg the rite of afternoon tea). Welcome to Monday WRites #254: A Happy Monday to all ❧✿❧


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Blog hopping today with

Mosaic Monday
#88: Glory in the garden

AND


Quadrille #107 Blue Monday
Today's prompt from Kim is "blue"


REVISIT
13 JuLY 2016
13 JuLY 2015
...sky is blue 2015


ENJOY THE MUSIC: All Too Soon (Stephen Hatfield) - Kokopelli and Mascato





36 comments:

  1. What a pretty flower! I hope you have a beautiful week my friend! Hugs!

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  2. ink blots on
    Blue pleated skirts

    Sounds like you may be in trouble on this one! We you in the drill team for the marching band?

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  3. I like the line "mystery clung to distance." Very evocative!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Victoria

      Much💙love

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  4. Sorry i threw you off track with this one. "Blue pleated skirts" primary school girls here in T&T 🇹🇹 growing up memories😊 drill masters = teachers making us reapeat stuff over and over
    Thanks for dropping by

    Much💙love

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  5. ...Gillena, I hope that your July is off to a great start. Take care and enjoy your day.

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  6. Lovely poem. Gillena
    I don't know why it loads so weirdly on my computer!

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  7. Fascinating poem that feels very deep, Gillena. Not sure why my email address is showing up in the "comment as" spot and it isn't even an email address I use much anymore.
    msjadeli@http://tao-talk.com

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  8. Happy you dropped by Lisa

    Much💙love

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  9. What a coincidence, Gillena, years ago, I had a skirt with a blue ink blot pattern on it! I love the lines:
    ‘Footsteps etched forever on the moon;
    Mystery clung to distance all too soon.’

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  10. Thank you for your appreciation Kim

    Much💙love

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  11. Hello, Love the poem, flowers and mosaic! Enjoy your day, have a happy week ahead.

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  12. Thanks for dropping by Eileen

    Much🏜love

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  13. Gillena, I have to translate your Poem, to understand the poetry.
    And this song is wonderful. Thank you for sharing.

    Stay healthy and well, dear blogfriend.

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  14. I don't think I understand all of this poem, but I do love the sound of it!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciatuon Jane

      Much💙love

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  15. Though it was “indigo blue", “blue pleated skirt” evoked my high school days. It was part of school uniform. Thank you for your visit and kind words.

    Yoko

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  16. Aha! Thanks for yoyr appreciation Yoko

    Much💙love

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  17. Gillena, you instantly brought me back to 12, ink-stained hands, and the blue and gold plaid vest and pleated skirt Mama sewed for me. It was one of my favorite outfits. Your last two lines got me thinking how it would've been nice back then at 12 to be encouraged to reach for the moon. But, as I write that, I realize my parents did. Thank you, Friend. :-)

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  18. Aha! Thank you for your appreciation Su-sieee

    Much🌻love

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  19. interesting! I did not know you had this blog. :) Fine images in your mosaic :)

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    1. Welcome to VERSES. Glad you dropped by Monica

      Much🦋love

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  20. Ah ha! Here you are! Your profile does not link to your blog. Thanks for your visit.

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  21. Happy you dropped by Linda

    Much🦋love

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  22. Gillena - only you can make a scribble look so elegant. Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

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  23. Thank you for droppibg by Angie

    Much🏙love

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  24. It's been a rough week, sorry I'm so late.
    Always enjoy your writing.
    Dawn aka Spatulas On Parade

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  25. Happy you dropped by Dawn 😊

    Much💖love

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  26. Such an evocative verse, bringing back memories of school days long ago, lovely collage too.
    Happy MM.

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  27. Thanks for your appreciation Maggie

    Much💖love

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