Tanka: Red Squirrel

Cairngorms National Park

 

red squirrel eating a nut in a pine tree

 

so gentle
his eyes, the curl in his tail
red squirrel
at home in this pine forest
I will always remember

© Xenia Tran

 

red squirrel sitting on a branch in a pine tree

 

red squirrel sitting on a branch in a pine tree

We wish you all a very happy Saturday and a wonderful weekend!

With love from Xenia xxx

 

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The stories, poems and photographs on Tranature are the original creative work of Xenia Tran, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

25 thoughts on “Tanka: Red Squirrel”

  1. You are so lucky to have red squirrels – we only have the grey ones in our garden. I love the curl in his tail, Xenia! Enjoy the rest of a cooler Sunday, Monday is already on the horizon. 🙂 xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Kim, it is lovely to see the red squirrels thriving here. We are very grateful for the cool breeze and showers this weekend, enjoy the rest of your Sunday too! 🙂💖 xxx

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    1. So funny! Thankfully they are very sweet and quite timid over here. They blink at me and I blink back – I have never heard them make a sound! 🙂💖 xxx

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    1. So happy to share this with you Kim 💜 It was a real joy to see him, they are such lovely souls and native to the Highlands 🙂💖 xxx

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