Tanka: A Wish

a smiling black whippet leaping up a hillside through wildflowers and grass
a smiling black whippet walking on a mountain trail

true kindness
between heather and grass
it glows and grows
the end of treatment bells
for all the children

© Xenia Tran

a smiling black whippet walking on a mountain trail

This poem is dedicated to all the children with serious illness and their families.

Wishing you all a blessed Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/320 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/320 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 two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl.

53 thoughts on “Tanka: A Wish”

    1. Thank you dear Lois, we meet many children on our walks during the Summer holidays 🙂💜 Eivor and Pearl receive a lot of hugs and cuddles, especially from the little ones, and they love saying hello to them too 🤗🐾💖🐾 xxx

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