Haibun: The Sound of Leaves

a blue and white whippet and a black whippet sniffing a wicker squirrel sculpture
a blue and white whippet and a black whippet on a forest trail beside a squirrel sculpture

The second squirrel sculpture we see along the trail receives a thorough sniffing. This one is sitting up, gazing ahead in the distance. Perhaps he’s hoping too, his real-life cousins will return.

the sound of leaves
before they touch the soil
beneath the trees

Β© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet and a black whippet in black jackets on a leaf-strewn forest trail

Wishing you all a beautiful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 125 and f/2.8 – 1/80 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 two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl.

47 thoughts on “Haibun: The Sound of Leaves”

  1. I love the squirrel sculptures, there’s a lot of work gone into them and it must be wonderful to see them on your walks πŸ’š The forest is looking very beautiful too 🌲Hope you’re having a terrific Tuesday πŸ€—πŸΎπŸΎxxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, we love seeing these sculptures on our walks! πŸ™‚πŸ’œπŸ Hope you’re having a terrific Tuesday too and much love to you and Finn from all of us here πŸ€—πŸΎπŸ’–πŸΎ xxx

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