Tanka: Magic Mountain

two whippets in maroon jackets on a steep mountain trail
two whippets in jackets at a fork on the mountain trail

steep trails
my right shoe leans
against the left
there is another world
behind the smiling fairy

Β© Xenia Tran

a smiling fairy stone resting on lichen and moss

Wishing you all a blessed 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 – 1/200 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/160 s – ISO 100 and f/3.2 – 1/125 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 two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl.

36 thoughts on “Tanka: Magic Mountain”

  1. Lovely poem and I want to see the fairies! Pearl and Eivor are looking “fairies? Where are they?” There is another world we can’t see! ADORABLE! Have a wonderful Thursday. ❀️πŸ₯°

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Vicky πŸ’œ It’s lovely to see how easily they revert back to their natural instincts when we’re out on the trails. Hope all is well with you and much love to you and Tippy from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ• xxx

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  2. Lovely post, Xenia πŸ€— I especially love the photo of Pearl and Eivor undecided which way to go πŸ’• Have a lovely evening and a wonderful rest of the week πŸ’šπŸ•πŸ’šxxx

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