Thank You for today! The year 2016 on the Chinese calendar is a year of the Monkey, starting from today, February 8, and ending on January 27, 2017. Also known as Spring Festival, it marks the beginning of the year 4714 and is the longest and most important Asian celebration.
Today we celebrate the coronation of the Fire Monkey. She promises 2016 to be a time of adventure, discovery and luck! Donald Roller Wilson is the official painter in the palace of the Queen of 2016.
The energy of our Queen Fire Monkey is an incendiary mix of the hard metal element, the monkey belongs to, and fire which represents the sun. “Fire is dominant in the five elements. When fire is atop monkeys they will be swinging around, they will be difficult to predict. A lot of things will be unexpected,” said Chow, Hong Kong-based soothsayer.
A lot of things will be surprising!
The Monkey from The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes by Theodora Lau:
“I am the seasoned traveler
Of the Labyrinth.
The genius of alacrity,
Wizard of the impossible.
My brilliance is yet unmatched
In its originality.
My heart’s filled with potent magic
That could cast a hundred spells.
I am put together
For mine own pleasure.”
I am the Fire Monkey.
I am the Queen of 2016!
I share the secret – I entertain!
He who laughs and runs all day
Lives in smiles whole year!
My Crown made from three “C”
Cleverness, Curiosity, Creativity.
I present it to you.
2016 is the time to wear it with pride!
Ha-ha! It was a joke! I take away my crown…
Thank you for your smiles. I wish you to wear the crown of 2016 in Cleverness, Curiosity and Creativity!
6 thoughts on “Queen Fire Monkey”
Happy Chinese New Year! Love the poem? Did you write it?
I have found the book the poem is from “The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes” by Theodora Lau.
Happy Chinese New Year, my dear Linda! This poem I have found somewhere I can not find where :-). I have created the mix. The Fire Monkey is my teacher. Hug you strongly!
enjoy learning more
about our not so
distant relatives 🙂
This is wonderful, Glorialana. Happy Chinese New Year!
I love those pictures, and the poem was wonderful, too. I never associated monkeys and fire before.