Tanka: Fresh Water

Cairngorms National Park


blue whippet in winter jacket on snow covered forest trail


between the melting snows
a scent of pine
in nature’s opening
fresh water stirs my soul

Β© Xenia Tran


black whippet in winter jacket standing by a tree


a babbling burn with melting snows in pine forest

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.5, 1/320 s, ISO 100, f/3.5, 1/160 s, ISO 100 and f/4, 1/400 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.

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