Tanka: A Curlew’s Calm


a curlew with feathers blown by the wind striding through shallows beside a seagull


feathers straightened
a curlew strides along the shore
so calm, so kind
the waves continue to roll
with the wind, the wild weather

© Xenia Tran


a curlew striding out on the shoreline, waves rolling behind


storm clouds over the Moray Firth at low tide

With love from Xenia xxx


Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4.5, 1/400 s, ISO 100, f/4.5, 1/500 s, ISO 100 and f/4, 1/1000 s, ISO 160.


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Author: Tranature - quiet moments in nature

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

13 thoughts on “Tanka: A Curlew’s Calm”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Janice, so nice you can now put an image to the curlew. They are sweet characters and always seem to have a twinkle in their eye 🙂💖 xxx

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