Tanka: Serenade

 

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wind’s melody
waltzes by and shines her light
where hope lives
and mountains dream
the promise of tomorrow

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, settings: Outdoor Portrait and Landscape.

 

In response to Carpe Diem #1084 – Serenade (Schubert)

Daily Prompt: Sacred

 

Tanka: Autumn’s Voice

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it is good
to rest and be warm
on the inside
when autumn speaks of leaving
the clouds hand a gift of snow

© Xenia Tran

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in windows photo editor.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, settings: Indoor Scene and Landscape.

 

In response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #29 Autumn’s Voice

Daily Post Discover Challenge: Mind The Gap

Daily Prompt: Faded

dVerse Open Link Night #185

 

Tanka: Meditation

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meditation
allows your mind to rest
while you breathe in
the stillness of the loch
the strength of the sky

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in windows photo editor.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, settings: iA and Landscape.

Carpe Diem First Winter Retreat 2016 – Find the Silence

Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #26 Meditation

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax

 

Tanka: With Love From Heaven

 

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Tonight
moon will be full
with tenderness
loving souls who slipped away
reaching out from heaven.

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran. Photograph of Seamus, Eivor and Pearl edited in windows photo editor; photograph of Ruby, Seamus and Eivor unedited.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, settings: Outdoor Action and Indoor Scene.

 

Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #13 Teika’s Fifth Tanka Writing Technique ‘Lofty Style’ (Full Moon)

Tanka: The Way We Walk Our Dreams

 

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The wind plucks
last apples from the tree
stirs the sea
rearranges the shore line
the way we walk our dreams.

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, unedited.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, setting: iA.

 

Carpe Diem Special Japanese Poetry in the Lowlands #2 Jurgen Diepstraten

 

Tanka: Evening Song

 

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Evening sun
hounds run into
the sound of colour
wind rests her hand on the waves
a seagull folds her wings.

© Xenia Tran

 

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Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in windows photo editor.

Camera: Lumix Panasonic FZ38, settings: Outdoor Action and iA.

 

Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #10 Teika’s 4th Tanka Writing Technique – Convicting Feeling (Abandoned Beach)