Tanka: Blankets of Mist

a black whippet in a winter jacket running on the beach with a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket
two whippets in winter jackets playing on the beach in thick fog

tails wagging
like banners of love
the cold moon
spreads blankets of mist
all around the island

Β© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets running towards the camera on the beach

Wishing you all a very happy Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/800 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.

48 thoughts on “Tanka: Blankets of Mist”

  1. Lovely Tanks and photos. I like the thought of wagging tails being banners of love. I’ve been MIA for a while. Life sort of got in the way. I’ve missed seeing your action photos. Pearl and Eivor always look like they are having so much fun! It does my heart good.

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      1. Aww. Thank you. All is well. I’ve just been extra busy. I substitute at a local daycare. I agreed to be basically full time for one of the teachers who went on maternity leave. Well, before she was scheduled to come back, she decided to quit. Then, the other teacher in that class quit too, so I wound up working nearly every day for 3 or 4 months. I’m hoping to be able to slow down a little bit. (Even though I do miss those 4 and 5 year olds….and they miss me too. I go in to see them when I am subbing in other classes and they want to know when I’ll be back. πŸ™‚ )

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, we hope the weather has calmed down a bit where you are πŸ™‚πŸ’œ Wishing you a peaceful Tuesday and much love to you and Finn from all of us here πŸ€—πŸΎπŸ’–πŸΎ xxx


  2. Creativity
    “Blanket of Mist”
    So in Flow in Someone
    Else’s (Soul) Creativity one
    must look
    to see
    if they
    ‘Liked’ Their Poem..
    Oh How ‘this Connection’
    Offends some.. Oh how i wish
    to help them Understand the Love i am…
    Smiles Xenia
    THere are
    those who
    do far away
    and always close..:)

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