Tanka: Young Deer

a blue and white whippet walking between outcrops on wet tidal sands
a black whippet in a black jacket walking across seaweed-covered outcrops

a foaming sea
shapes the shore’s rocks and shells
round and round
even the fawns remember
how to dance between trees

Β© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet walking behind seaweed-covered stones

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday and a wonderful rest of the week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 160 and f/2.8 – 1/2000 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.

20 thoughts on “Tanka: Young Deer”

  1. This Sea This
    Land Is Theirs
    Ours For The
    Never To Separate Again
    SMiLes Xenia Wishing you
    Well In Scotland Free Hopefully
    My Middle Name Sake Tropical
    Storm ‘Arthur’ Won’t Be
    Coming Your
    But SMiLes
    We Sure Could
    Use The Rain…
    Drought For All Here..:)

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Fred, we hope Storm Arthur will pass you all safely with a few showers to end the drought πŸ’™ Stay safe and well and a wonderful weekend to you and Katrina from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–

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