Haibun: Natural Balance

Raven’s Rock Gorge

a black whippet climbing up a bank in the gorge beside an ancient pine

The trees speak of landslips, the earth falling down on boardwalks that wandered through the gorge beside the glistening water. It’s been a few years that the man-made trail was covered by nature’s own connections. The new found silence tells us, this is a more peaceful way.

green grace
an ancient pine towers
for the ravens

Β© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet in a purple harness sniffing the ground on a forest trail
two whippets on a forest trail beside the large curving trunk of an ancient pine tree

Wishing you all wonderful Tuesday,

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 100, f/2.8 – 1/800 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/500 s – ISO 100.

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Your Daily Prompt Word: Silence

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.

25 thoughts on “Haibun: Natural Balance”

    1. Thank you dear Cathy, it’s lovely and a lot more peaceful without the wooden walkway πŸ’š Hope you’re having a great day and much love to you and Finn from all of us here πŸ€—πŸΎπŸ’–πŸΎ xxx

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      1. Thank you πŸ€— We’ve been to a very much less peaceful adventure park with my grandson πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ 😁 Much love to you all πŸΎπŸ•πŸ’šxxx

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  1. Exactly what I was thinking. What a lovely place to explore. Beautiful, Xenia. πŸ’–πŸΎπŸΎ T says beautiful too from under her blankie. She had a lovely field walk beside the Barley with her walker today.πŸΆπŸ’•πŸ’•xxc

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Penny πŸ’œ Lovely to hear Tia enjoyed her field walk beside the Barley today πŸ’š Have a wonderful evening an much love to you both from all of us here πŸ€—πŸΎπŸ’–πŸΎ xxx

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  2. Road Kill Souls
    Road Kill Souls
    i wanna go Home….
    Smiles been looking
    for a way to Cry for Days Thanks
    for the
    my Friend..
    Katrina saw
    A Most Beautiful
    Cat this way the other
    Day Tears FLoWeD immediately
    From Her Eyes i could feel nothing
    A Sign
    Back Home
    my Friend..
    Tears the
    Gift of OPen
    Souls With
    HeARTs unLocKeD
    As SpiRit EvolveS AGAiN..:)

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