Tanka: Acceptance


black and blue whippets in winter coats on snow covered forest trail


in dappled light
winter comes of age
snow deepens
her laughter lines in branches
her spirit in your eyes

Β© Xenia Tran


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With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, settings: f/4, 1/125 s, ISO – 100 and f/2.8, 1/500 s, ISO – 160.


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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.

80 thoughts on “Tanka: Acceptance”

  1. Oh Xenia, wonderful photos and tanka! I love how you combined the acceptance theme with a deepening laughter and joy. I experienced this inside of me as a chuckle from nature. πŸ™‚ So glad to contribute this to Forgiving Fridays tomorrow – I love your posts!! Blessings to you and Elvor and Pearl. Debbie

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Debbie and it is a pleasure to share :o) Eivor and Pearl are taking all the snow in their stride and having fun with it! Love and blessings to you from all of us here :o) xxx


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