Haiku by Issa

macro image of a snail moving between leaves, seen from behind
macro shot of a snail on the edge of a wall

the life of a snail
he goes to bed and gets up
just the way he is

– Issa

macro image of a snail between leaves

Watching this snail move through our garden I had to think of Issa’s haiku and thought I’d share it with you here.

Wishing you all a blessed Monday and a peaceful week ahead,

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5 – 1/160 – ISO 100 and f/3.5 – 1/125 s – ISO 100.

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #43

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.

37 thoughts on “Haiku by Issa”

    1. Thank you dear Martha, they’re such good helpers. Please give Bear and Teddy a big pat from us all 💖 xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Ju–Lyn, garden snails in Singapore look much bigger and beautiful too 💜🐌 xxx


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