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EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2020

#Haiku Happenings #5: Xenia Trans’ latest haiku appear in THF’s EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2020!


We are deeply honoured and delighted to be part ofEarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2020, a collaborative poem created by haiku poets from around the world.

The theme for 2020 wasThe Year of the Nurseand we submitted six previously unpublished haiku for this wonderful project. We are sharing three of them here today, the other three were posted on our sister blogWhippet Wisdomon Monday 20 April 2020.

flowering tulips
retelling the story
how she survived

© Xenia Tran

a black and white old photograph of a woman standing next to pillars with a vase of flowers

great aunt Faye
the bell in her voice
still ringing

© Xenia Tran

rainbow coloured hearts displayed in a cottage window during lockdown

deep gratitude
when nothing is expected
rainbow windows

© Xenia Tran

In the Scottish Highlands people are displaying rainbow colours in their windows in gratitude for all the hard work key workers are doing and as a greeting to anyone passing by on their daily walk or exercise during the lockdown.

The woman in…

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