Haiku: Winter Mist

two whippets in winter jackets walking towards each other on a slope in a winter forest

sharing a secret
between pine trees
winter mist

© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets passing each other on an incline in a winter pine forest

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/80 s, ISO 100.

We are deeply honoured, humbled and delighted to learn that the above photograph and haiku featured on NHK World Japan’s Haiku Masters in Tokyo Part 1, broadcast on 4th March 2019 from Tokyo. We are very grateful to presenters Kit Pancoast Nagamura , Kazuko Nishimura and Dan Mitsu for their thoughtful and entertaining interpretation of this photo haiku.

The entire episode, featuring a number of other photo haiku and haiku by international haiku poets, is available to view on the NHK World Japan website and lasts approximately 28 minutes.

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