Tanka: Love is in the Air

two whippets in winter jackets sniffing frozen grass together
two whippets in winter jackets peering over the reeds on the edge of a marsh

comforting me
in a frost-covered marsh
your love
filling winter air with peace
a rainbow’s grace that passes

© Xenia Tran

a seagull flying low over the marshes and a part-frozen pond

We wish you all a very happy Thursday, a wonderful rest of the week and for those of you who celebrate, a very happy Valentine’s Day tomorrow.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/160 s – ISO 160, f/2.8 – 1/250 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/320 s – ISO 400.

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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.

27 thoughts on “Tanka: Love is in the Air”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy and here’s wishing you and yours stay safe and warm too 🧡 Enjoy the rest of your evening and much love from our house to yours 🤗💖🐕 xxx


  1. They may have cold feet but there is something interesting nearby. A lovely Tanka oozing empathy and very engaging photos with a story Xenia. I wonder how close in you could crop the bird and reflection?

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