Tanka: The Same Notes

two whippets in maroon and grey jackets beside a boathouse on a forest trail
a black whippet in a maroon jacket on a forest trail in autumn

haunting melody
from an empty boathouse
the same notes
spill over the loch
where the saxophonist played

Β© Xenia Tran

a birch tree with golden leaves hanging over Loch Dunmoreover

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

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

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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: The Same Notes”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Mary, it was a beautiful walk and we could hear someone play a saxophone by the loch, hidden from view. A Happy Thursday to you too and hugs from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ• xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Anne, it’s indeed Friday morning when I’m reading this! 😊 A wonderful new day and a happy weekend to you too from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŽ xxx

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  1. Remembering Your Friend
    Ship With Nessie from
    The Loch
    Wish Our
    Myth Turned
    Out Nicer
    Person at the Top…
    Haha Reality Stranger
    Than Fiction Always
    Ready for Humor in me
    at Least to Keep Breathing Ease
    Happy Weekend Dear Xenia
    Perhaps A Next Visit
    Won’t Be A
    Day For Giving Rain..
    And if So Only Ocean
    Spreading Warmth For
    All In Winds of Nature Free
    With Our Loch Person at
    The Top Falling Away
    to Free the Rest
    of Love
    of Deed For All..:)

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