Tanka: New Year’s Day

taiga by Xenia Tran, image of the sea, mountains and gulls with a tanka poem
part of a large driftwood tree on the beach covered in frost

winter moon
her frost flowers
ancestral blessings
from this year to the next

Β© Xenia Tran

close up of part of a large driftwood tree covered in frost

Wishing you all a blessed, happy and healthy New Year!

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6 – 1/200 s – ISO 100, f/5.6 – 1/80 s – ISO 160 and f/5.6 – 1/125 s – ISO 320.

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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.

14 thoughts on “Tanka: New Year’s Day”

    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind words dear Michael, I hope you’ll enjoy them πŸ€—πŸ’œ


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