Tanka: Memories

close up portrait of black whippet looking straight at the camera

the flow
of rock and turquoise waves
ocean’s beauty
between us on the shore
the memories keep growing

© Xenia Tran

rocks and outcrops flowing out into the bay with white sand in the foreground

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100 and f/6.3 – 1/1600 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.

47 thoughts on “Tanka: Memories”

      1. Thank you dear Lillian, it’s Eivor in the photograph and he’s still with us, showing a few silver flecks in his fur as he’s getting older. He and Seamus (who passed away) are very alike in spirit 🙂💖🐕 xxx


    1. Thank you Bjorn, the ocean’ s turquoise colours in the West are very different from the sapphire blues of the seas in the East and carry their own memories for us 🙂💦


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