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Divali 2003
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By Gillena Cox
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Divali 2003

 

Ever on a divali night
When lit deyas shine so bright
Neighbours don’t ever think about fight

They remember instead about Rama’s might
Of his victory and the end of strife

To create a splendiferous sight
Being bent is the bamboo’s plight
To hold the tiny divali light


Divali 2003 2003 gillena cox


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Submitted: Friday, October 24, 2003

Last Updated: Monday, December 11, 2006

About the Poet
I live in Trinidad of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; a multi ethnic, multi religious society. I write poetry for the sheer joy of crafting my feelings, my emotions my thoughts. I enjoy the challenge of abstraction in writing haiku. Married to Anthony Cox in 1971; we have a daughter Yanda and a son Khama. I was born in 1950 First grandchild: a grand-daughter born October 2012 My profile is a 2013 photo (poet bio updated 2013)


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