Tanka: The Sun Within


blue whippet in a yellow jumper running through the dunes


harvest moon weaves
jumpers for the dawn
dunes wave their grass
the joy inside our hearts
heaven’s only wish

Β© Xenia Tran


black whippet in a brown jumper running through the dunes

Happy Monday dear friends, we wish you all a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: Action, 1/800, ISO – Auto.


Daily Prompt: Believe

Carpe Diem #1270 – Desert Travelers (Karunesh)

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #170: Heart & Need (Heart & Wish)

Frank J Tassone’s Haikai Challenge #2 – Harvest Moon


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.

28 thoughts on “Tanka: The Sun Within”

  1. I’ve always thought that sand, blue sea and beach grass look so well together. Since now I know that whippets are part of that beautiful match too.

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  2. Story Now
    True Love of
    Wish Joy
    in the eYes
    of the Children
    No Material gains
    eYes now thaT sMiLE
    A LasT oF LoVE FirsT
    mY friEnd Truly
    as God
    as far as i for
    one now can and
    WiLL FeeL and Sense
    Puppy DreAMs Means
    As Beach oF Never Ends..:)

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