Haibun: The Bigger Picture


a black whippet striding through a forest in dappled light


In this forest, our heart is our compass. We follow the trail of fallen leaves, the dappled light between trees. The ground rises, we climb with moss. The rich smell of soil and mushrooms rises further still.

floating clouds
above pine and beech
nature’s painting

© Xenia Tran


a blue whippet running towards the camera on a forest trail


view from the top of Raven's Rock Gorge across the autumn trees towards the mountains

We wish you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8, 1/160 s, ISO 100, f/2.8, 1/640 s, ISO 100 and f/2.8, 1/800 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.

55 thoughts on “Haibun: The Bigger Picture”

  1. oh wow – the words:

    floating clouds
    above pine and beech
    nature’s painting

    with that blue sky and tree outline –
    just fantastic –
    and then the other words and doggie pics bookmarking it –

    such a nice fall post

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