Tanka: After the Storm

two fallen birch trees, side by side in the forest
a black whippet in a raincoat climbing a forest trail

rain softens earth
where trees are falling
side by side
we walk through changing forests
learning how to grow

Β© Xenia Tran

a black whippet in a raincoat on a forest trail

We hope everyone in the path of Storm Alex is safe and well.

Wishing you all a blessed Monday and a peaceful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 320 and f/2.8 – 1/60 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.

26 thoughts on “Tanka: After the Storm”

    1. Thank you kindly dear Cathy, around half a dozen birch trees had come down and the older pine and beech were thankfully still standing. The worst of the weather seems to have passed now. Hope you are all safe and dry and Happy Monday to you too from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ• xxx

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    1. Thank you kindly dear Laurie, it was a lucky escape for some visitors – a tree landed on their campervan whilst they went for a hike. Locals were quick to offer help and temporary accommodation πŸ’š


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