Haiku: Seeds of Peace

a flowering periwinkle after a rain shower
periwinkle among green leaves and snapdragon buds

laurel leaf
the seeds of peace
she planted

© Xenia Tran

a bluebell bud appearing between lily of the valley

snowmelt
remembering her life
anew

© Xenia Tran

a sun-lit periwinkle flowering among spring leaves

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

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/1.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 400, f/1.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 450, f/1.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 800 and f/1.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 125.

The above haiku were first published in EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2021 – Entering the Earth as part of a four-haiku sequence, dedicated to the memory of Rachel Corrie (1979-2003), who was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer while she was peacefully protesting against the demolition of the home of a Palestinian family.

You can download a free pdf file of the full publication here. A warm thank you to Jim Kacian and The Haiku Foundation for putting this edition together.

Cee’s Flower of the Day

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.

11 thoughts on “Haiku: Seeds of Peace”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy and a wonderful rest of the day to you too from all of us here 🤗💕🐕 xxx

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