Tanka: Messages

a black whippet in a jacket sniffing kelp beside a large piece of driftwood
two whippets in jackets sniffing the sand side by side

dogs read and sniff
each message
left by sun and cloud
in morning’s frost-laced blanket

Β© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet sniffing a large piece of driftwood covered in frost

Wishing you all a happy Thursday and a blessed 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/3.2 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100, f/4 – 1/320 s – ISO 100 and f/3.2 – 1/800 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.

30 thoughts on “Tanka: Messages”

  1. Thank you for joining in my prompt Eivor, Pearl and Xenia πŸ™‚ So glad you had a lovely time sniffing about. It’s now Friday morning for me so on with my day. Have a lovely Thursday evening πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Denis, we’re very blessed to have so much wilderness on our doorstep with many good people devoted to keeping it this way πŸŒ²πŸ¬πŸ’¦


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