Haiku: Colours of the Sea

blue sky reflected in the sea on an outgoing tide

these colours
the new and ever newer
gifts from the sea

© Xenia Tran

black whippet smiling on the beach and looking over his shoulder at the sea

We wish you all a wonderful weekend!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

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This poem features in Between Heather and Grass. If you haven’t read the book yet, feel free to take a peek inside:

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We are deeply honoured and delighted that the above haiku has subsequently been featured as part of the World Haiku Series 2019 organised by the Akita International Haiku Network, together with a Japanese translation by Hidenori Hiruta.

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.

58 thoughts on “Haiku: Colours of the Sea”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Lois, it feels like Summer here today!🌞💜 A wonderful weekend to you and Parker too and much love from all of us here ☺🐾💖🐾


    1. Thank you Anne, it is so beautiful when every beam of sunlight creates new colours on the water. Enjoy your garden and a wonderful weekend to you too. Please give Biasini a big pat from all of us here 🤗💖 xxx

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