Happy Easter

Happy Easter to everyone, even if you are not celebrating this Christian Feast I hope you will all be having a good long weekend.

Image from Pixabay

Now the Easter Egg, especially the chocolate one is a huge symbol, it is also big business. After Lent and all its fasting the Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. From pagan times the egg has been the symbol for this feast. Though the chocolate egg is a recent invention from the 19th century. You can read about the Easter Egg here

I just wrote a long post on the history of Easter and the Easter Egg. Then I decided that is not what I wanted to do really.

Because we are such a diverse community and I love you all for that I really just want to say

To you all . Eat lots of Chocolate. Or don’t, watch out for Easter Bunnies.. or don’t, follow your religious beliefs what ever they are. Most of all be happy and enjoy. Love to you all .

#SoCS March 30/18 Bun.

Today Linda of A Life in Progress has given us the Bun to use for our #SoCs. We can use it in a word or as a word in its own right.

Rules and Pingback Here.

We always had hot cross buns on Good Friday for breakfast. They were always fresh from the oven. I loved them somthered with butter and jam. It was a delicious way to start the day and end our Lenten fast.

We would not have had anything so tasty since our lemon and sugar pancakes 40 days previous on Shrove Tuesday.

Then we went to mass followed by the Stations of the Cross. I am sure we were all there for over three hours! That’s a long time when you are a baby, a toddler, young girl and even teenager.

I do remember it always seemed to go dark around 3pm. That’s the time the Crusifixion was said to have taken place. Whether that was autosuggestion or not I always expect it.

Sunday was mass again and then 🐥🐤🐣 Easter eggs.💜🐰🐇

Well that’s my ramblings I decided to do a Acrostic Nonet about Easter and Hot Cross Buns.

Using the nine lettered word Abundance, well nowadays you can buy an abundance of them all year round.

Abundance.

Always at Easter after Lents done

Bakers prepare the hot cross bun

Uncannily fruity fun

No one can resist them

Don’t fib you love them.

April or March

No matter

Come and

Eat.

Image from Pixabay

Day 5 NANO POBLANO An Acrostic firework night’s poem.

Day 5      NANO POBLANO  An Acrostic firework night’s poem.

Bang, wizz, boom, frizz, sparkle  and shine

All I can say is you can light my fire

Notice  the colours like stars they entwine

Golden days, golden nights full of  passion and ire.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Wings of a thousand birds

Islands of  light in the sky

Zooming  into the dark feathers of light!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Furious, urgent rockets rush headlong

In to the sky. Lighting up the night with

Red, yellow and blue light.

Earthbound  we watch our eyes and mouths open

Wide wishing  we could we could soar into flight.

Over the cities and towns sprinkling sparkling

Raindrops  like fairy dust we journey to the horizon.

Keenly searching  for the meaning of life

 

 

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