Tanka: Two as One

Cairngorms National Park

 

water cascading down a mountain stream over large stones

 

living water
touching the stones
two as one
our hearts meet in a dream
the present will follow

© Xenia Tran

 

two whippets in winter jackets and snoods bending down together to sniff something on top of the mountain

 

two whippets in winter jackets and snoods bending down together to sniff something on top of the mountain

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/4, 1/160 s, ISO 100, f/5.6, 1/250 s, ISO 160 and f/5.6, 1/125 s, ISO 400.

 

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Haiku: Leaping Salmon

 

head shot of a black whippet looking ahead, ears raised and highly alert

 

a force for good
salmon leap against the flow
of falling water

© Xenia Tran

 

a salmon leaping against the flow near the top of a powerful waterfall

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/5.6, 1/40 s, ISO 1600 and f/2.8, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.

 

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Haiku: Water Speaks

 

black whippet in black harness turns to his left in dappled light and long grass

 

friendly forest
where every waterfall
returns a smile

© Xenia Tran

 

close up of a waterfall where a smiling face appears in the flowing water

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8, 1/1000 s, ISO 100 and f/6.3, 1/500 s, ISO 100.

 

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Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #41: Waterfall

Rag Tag Daily Prompt #40: Dappled

 

Haiku: River Lanterns

 

waterfall beside a forest trail in Spring

 

the light
in melting snow and moss
river lanterns

© Xenia Tran

 

blue whippet in a purple harness beside a stream on woodland trail

 

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

 

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/4, 1/200 s, ISO 100 and f/4, 1/160 s, ISO 100.

 

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