Tanka: Where Night Sleeps

a blue and white whippet looking to her right towards the sunset from the beach

one more run
before the light fades
gold glitters
on wet stones and tidal sands
where night sleeps, moonlight dripping

© Xenia Tran

close up of stones in wet tidal sands, sunset gold and blue reflected

Wishing you all a beautiful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.2 – 1/80 s – ISO 200, f/3.2 – 1/125 s – ISO 200 and f/3.2 – 1/200 s – ISO 200.

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Sunset

Twiglet #149: The Night Sleeps

Haiku: Autumn Sunset

a whippet in a black jacket on the shore at sunset

mist rolls in
this hour of gold and blue
across the water

© Xenia Tran

sunset across the Moray Firth, a golden sky over blue mountains

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/4 – 1/200 s – ISO 200 and f/5 – 1/60 s – ISO 200.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #67: Layered

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #276 : Smoke & Water

Tanka: A Walk at Sunset

two whippets in winter jackets on tidal sands at sunset

lilac and gold
brush strokes shimmer
in tidal pools
while the sun slips away
we see the moon rising

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet in a winter jacket with a ball in his mouth standing on tidal sands at sunset

a black whippet in a winter jacket with a ball in his mouth walking on tidal sands at sunset

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5, 1/125 s, ISO 100, f/5.6, 1/100 s, ISO 200 and f/5, 1/125 s, ISO 200.

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Contact

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Walk

Tanka: A Lullaby from the Sea

 

two whippets in winter jackets and three people silhouetted against the setting sun on the shoreline

 

silhouettes
shaped by autumn’s lamplight
walkers and dogs
enjoying evening’s splendour
a lullaby from the sea

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in winter jackets running on the beach with balls in their mouths at twilight

 

twilight blues, purples and golds over the Moray Firth on an outgoing tide

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5, 1/160 s, ISO 200 and f/5, 1/125 s, ISO 100.

 

This is our 30th and final contribution for Carpe Diems’s 2018 Autumn Retreat, a retreat where we write haiku, haibun or tanka on the theme ‘Love Eternally’ every day for thirty days. We have contributed fifteen poems on this blog and fifteen poems on our sister blog, Tranature. To see all our contributions and those from other participating poets please follow the link below or type ‘#carpe diems autumn retreat 2018 love’ in your Reader.

 

Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2018: Love Eternally

Carpe Diem #1544: Autumn Lamplight (aki no hi)

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Trio

 

Haiku: Twilight

 

a blue whippet in a winter jacket running with a pink ball on the beach at twilight

 

mountains cloaked
in twilight’s pink and gold
a new wisdom

© Xenia Tran

 

a blue whippet in a winter jacket striding across the tidal sands with a pink ball at twilight

 

gold and pink twilight sky seen from the beach with an outgoing tide

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5, 1/60 s, ISO 125, f/4, 1/100 s, ISO 160 and f/4, 1/60 s, ISO 100.

 

Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2018: Love Eternally

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #19: Magical Light