Tanka: In Every Leaf


close up portrait of a black whippet in a black winter jacket and brown and white collar


the light from the sun
in every leaf
the changing colours
of life itself

© Xenia Tran


two whippets in black winter jackets on a tidal beach under a cerulean sky


cerulean sky
the light from the sun
in every cloud
a loving presence
of spirit

© Xenia Tran


two whippets in black winter jackets on a wide stretch of tidal beach

This post is for Frank Jansen from Dutch Goes the Photo, who had to say goodbye to his beloved dog Bette last week. Run free sweet girl.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8, 1/640 s, ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/1000 s, ISO 160 and f/2.8, 1/1000 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 adopted and fostered whippets.

33 thoughts on “Tanka: In Every Leaf”

  1. Hmm.. Spiral Of Those Paw
    Prints Look A Whole Lot
    Like Left
    Of my
    Dance on the Beach.. So
    i Do Have Something iN
    Common With Whippets
    Call Of The Wild It Seems
    Not Lost And Found for me..
    Only Real Issue Now Is i Have
    Problems PArking Straight ‘Tween Lines..;)

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