Tanka: Morning Glory

a herring gull chick looking down from the edge of a flat roof
a herring gull chick stretches one leg and wing

morning glory
a seagull chick stretches
one leg , one wing
on the unlit rooftop
where she will learn to fly

© Xenia Tran

a herring gull chick on a rooftop tilting her head at the camera

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

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6 – 1/160 s – ISO 100, f/5.6 – 1/400 s – ISO 200 and f/5.6 – 1/500 s – ISO 200.

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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.

43 thoughts on “Tanka: Morning Glory”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Lisa and for hosting this lovely challenge. A very happy Sunday to you too! 🤗💖

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Lois, she’s such a sweet chick and she could probably tell from my smile that I thought she was doing a great job stretching 🧡 xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Colleen 🧡 They’re very sweet and it’s lovely to watch them practise and learn how to fly 💜 xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, I’d missed a few from Lisa’s roundup too! A wonderful weekend to you and Finn as well from all of us here 🤗💖🐕 xxx

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