Haiku: Bird Song

 

male bird (great tit) sitting on a branch with green buds

 

chirping
between tree buds
a blue sky

© Xenia Tran

 

male bird (great tit) sitting on a branch with green buds

We wish you all a very happy Monday and 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

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #32: Twittering

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Daily Prompt: Flaunt

 

Wordless Wednesday: Peaceful Morning

 

mute swan (cob) swimming in a natural pond

 

 

mute swan (cob) swimming along the opposite shore of a natural pond

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Paula’s (Lost in Translation) Thursday Special: Zoom in, Zoom out

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

Wordless Wednesday

 

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

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

We are delighted that the above haiku  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.

Carpe Diem Spring Retreat 2018: The Light of the World

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

Daily Prompt: Glimmer

Misty Morning on the River

 

swan (pen) on her nest in the mist on the river with cob guarding the nest from the water

 

red breasted merganser swimming through the mist on the river

 

swan cob guarding the pen and her nest in the river

We wish you all a peaceful and relaxing Sunday.

With love, Xenia xxx

 

Silent Sunday

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Breathe