Tanka: Soaring Spirit

Tanka poem by Xenia Tran paired with a close up of middle aged black whippet in a black jacket on the beach
close up of a black whippet in a black jacket on the beach looking into the distance

above the hills
and the gulls that hover
in limitless blue
there’s a space we call home
that lives inside us too

Β© Xenia Tran

two herring gulls soaring in a blue sky

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

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/3.5 – 1/500 s – ISO 160 and f/5 – 1/320 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.

39 thoughts on “Tanka: Soaring Spirit”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Mary, we’re very blessed to have all this on our doorstep πŸ’™πŸ™ Hope you’re keeping well and big hugs back from all of us here! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸˆ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Vicky, so glad you’re having blue skies again after the storms πŸ’™ Wishing you a blessed Monday and please give Tippy a big pat from us all πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ• xxx

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  1. SMiLes Dear Xenia
    What We We Will Be Sure
    Of Is In The Mind Of A Dog
    There Is No Distance, Space, Time,
    Or Matter Separating God Like the

    Rest of Nature

    too Only


    Create An

    Illusion of Separation
    Distance, Space, Time
    And Matter Separating God
    Such A Beautiful Planet to Enjoy
    Heaven Sadly Lost Humans Create
    An illusion of Separation Feeling Alone Now

    It’s Really No Surprise to me at all of What Dog
    Spells for Real in Reverse Or Any Other Part of Nature Whole..:)

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