Tanka: Reflections

blue whippet relaxing on a dog blanket in a window seat

their eyes reveal
the sound of waterfalls
after the walk
dogs rest their noses
stretch out their dreams

© Xenia Tran

portrait of a snoozing black whippet on a dog blanket
portrait of a snoozing blue whippet on a brown dog blanket

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/13 s, ISO 400 and f/2.8, 1/160 s, ISO 100.

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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.

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