Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient


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so much driftwood
shepherded by rain and sea
we smell the forest

Β© Xenia Tran


two whippets on the beach with lots of driftwood

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA, 1/200 s.


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Author: whippetwisdom

The stories, poems and photographs on this blog are the original creative work of Xenia Tran. Inspired by life in the Scottish Highlands and in awe of nature she gives voice to the wisdom of her adopted and fostered whippets.

57 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient”

      1. Thanks.. my FriEnd Xenia for all the
        Kind Wishes as the SuN
        shines in and out
        again for
        mY 166th
        toNight oF
        DanCinG WitH
        aLL the Cool College
        Age folks at Old Seville Quarter
        in a first settlement acknowledged
        in America NoW as Pensacola once
        Panzacola named for the
        Long Haired Indians
        who lived here
        beFore that
        as i also Celebrate
        the 300th Anniversary
        of the Free Mason
        Premier Grand
        and Westminister
        this Weekend and nah..
        Not pART of the Organization..
        jusT a Freest Mason NoW as far
        as word building goeS.. heHe.. NoW2..
        anyWay that’s just trivia.. see yA Later..;)

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    1. Thank you for your kind words Bella πŸ’œ A lot of this wood came down the river when it was in spate from the heavy rains just over a week ago and now it has been washed ashore with the high tide. β˜ΊπŸ’– xxx

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      1. Thank you Shielagh πŸ’œ My name is Xenia and I sometimes mix up blogger’s names too!πŸ˜‰ Sending you blessings for a great rest of the day! β˜ΊπŸ’– xxx


  1. How you can include so much information in such a short poem!!! I love the idea of the sea shepherding, and you being able to smell the forest from the driftwood. Simple and beautiful πŸ™‚ Have a wonderful weekend all of you πŸ™‚ xx

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  2. This is great. I love the way the photo adds another layer of meaning. The black dog looks like he’s had a good sniff and got hold of a scent that will lead him (her?) to the forest.

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