Haiku: Morning Sun

 

two male ducks and one female duck walking on river path

 

morning sun
three ducks smiling
by the river

© Xenia Tran

 

two male ducks and one female duck walking on river path

 

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Prompt: Laughter

 

Haiku: Lit up by Dew

 

close up of tree buds with pearls of morning dew and silk strings from a spider

 

lit up by dew
the spider’s silk breathes
pearls and rainbows

© Xenia Tran

 

spider's web in blooming gorse, covered in pearls of dew

We are delighted that two haiku posted on this blog, Floating Swan and Sweet Starling, appear in EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018 – Year of the Bird.

This publication is now available as a free download from the Haiku Foundation and we want to express a big thank you to the editors for putting this beautiful collection together.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend,
with love, Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines

Daily Prompt: Notable

 

Haiku: The Day’s Light

 

beach at sunset with light reflected in tidal pool

 

the day’s light
leaving every colour
in our heart

© Xenia Tran

 

sunset over the Moray Firth with purples and orange colours reflected in the water

We wish you all a very happy Earth Day!

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Prompt Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

Daily Prompt: Partake

 

Haiku: Spring Pond

 

swan gliding across a pond with spring buds in the foreground

 

spring pond
the sound of thoughts
flying away

© Xenia Tran

 

pond in spring with tree buds, green shoots and trees

 

swan prooning himself on a quiet pond in spring

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Prompt: Authentic

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Prolific

 

 

Haiku: Floating Swan

 

swan (cob) floating on the river with dancing lights

 

awakening
this light of the world
floating swan

© Xenia Tran

 

swan paddling the river with his left leg and resting his right leg on his back

We are delighted this haiku appears (without the photographs) in EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018 and wish you all a wonderful new week!

With love, Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

Daily Prompt: Glimmer