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Gillena Cox, TT
 

 

 

 

Renhai

 

Duplicity # 1

Gillena Cox, TT (gc) and John Daleiden, US (jd)
 

Choosing tomatoes
at the street market—
the smell of pineapples   
/gc

A steady flow of traffic   /gc
mid-spring, a sudden snow storm   
/jd

A farewell note
with the dozen roses—

the song of a lark   
/jd

 

Notes

 

 

Renhai

 

Duplicity #2
 

The toasty crunch
Of breakfast cereal—
Spilt milk   
/gc

Rain clouds more and more greying   /gc
counterfeit tens in the cash   
/jd

on Main Street
only empty store fronts—
Hollywood USA   
/jd

Notes

 

 

Renhai

 

Duplicity #3

Gillena Cox, TT (gc) and John Daleiden, US (jd)
 

the hooker
works her street corner—
a five o'clock shadow   
/jd

street sweepers' voices at dawn   /gc
flatulence of "corpse flowers"   
/jd

she melts in his arms—
one teaspoon of sugar stirred
into the coffee   
/gc

 

Notes

 

 

Renhai

 

On The Boulevard

 

Gillena Cox, TT (gc) and Vaughn Seward, CA (vs)

 

St Patrick's day;
green mangoes in between
the foliage.   
/gc

A tree with chinese lanterns—   /gc
at dusk a slight breeze.   
/vs

Irish pub—
fewer glasses hanging
over the bar.   
/vs

 

Notes

 

 

Renhai

 

Cybernetic Setbacks

 

Gillena Cox, TT (gc) and Trish Shields, CA (ts)
 

An egg yolk slowly
oozing from its broken shell—
e-mailing's on hold.   
/gc

Gazing at a scrambled screen;   /ts
sunlight glints on my ballpoint.   
/gc

Empty reflections
poetry scattered across
my brain pan   
/ts

 

Notes

 

 

Solo Renhai

 

Frothy Beer
 

in the street
a coin drops from
the fou beggar   

squashed petals roadside   
sound of rain on the roof   

puffy clouds
the frothy beer
spills   

 

Notes

Read the Haiga version of this poem.

 

 

Solo Renhai

 

April Scribbles 2009
 

Glorious Saturday—
showing off my plumerias
to inlaws   

Easter Sunday i sleep late   
wrong number the fifth caller   

April seventeen—
Summit of the Americas
opens in Port of Spain   

 

Notes

 

 

Read Additional Poetry by Gillena Cox

 

Photo Haiga Rengay—Lily of the Valley

Two Haiga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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