Tanka: Summer Cooling


black whippet running through a tidal burn


a warm day ends
in a breeze of play
from helpful clouds
a welcome coolness
echoes in the waves

© Xenia Tran


blue whippet running with a ball through a tidal burn

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: Action, 1/800 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 two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl.

37 thoughts on “Tanka: Summer Cooling”

  1. sMILes.. mY friEnd.. Xenia..
    greaTest obstacles
    oF LiGht Water
    BRinG thirst for LiFe..
    Saddest oF aLL
    Front porch
    FriEnd more…
    now replace
    Couch of Love
    Unless we make
    Words arms oF LoVE..
    Sure.. there are now
    so many human
    for a pet as…

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