Tanka: Freedom

two whippets in winter jackets side by side on a forest trail
a whippet in a winter jacket on a narrow forest trail

free at last
the comforting scent of pine
marks the trail
how quickly seasons pass
when we can walk for hours

Β© Xenia Tran

a mountain stream and small waterfall between rocks

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

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 450, f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 800 and f/1.8 – 1/3200 s – ISO 500.

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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.

31 thoughts on “Tanka: Freedom”

  1. Pearl and Eivor look like they’re enjoying their freedom and what a lovely place to explore πŸ’š Wishing you all a peaceful rest of the week πŸ’•πŸ•πŸ’•xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, they’re so happy to be back here and it’s a different world of sights and smells for them πŸ’šπŸŒ² Wishing you a lovely evening and a peaceful rest of the week too πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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  2. True It Is Dog The Social
    Animal in Scents of Social
    Ecosystems Free

    In Breath Circling
    All Surrounding
    Nature Breathing Free Spiraling

    SMiLes Lost Behind Masks For More Than
    A Year Now True Human Will Breathe Freer

    Too And Perhaps

    Even Smile

    More Now

    How Functionally Disabling

    It is to Live Without a Smile for those So Blessed

    This Gift To Give and Share Freely This Smile of Life Free

    Loving SMiLes Dear Xenia Of Course i am Waiting Patiently

    to Fully

    Breathe this
    Way And Dance
    Closer Than Life With No Touch

    As It Is A Bit Sad To Reach A Golden

    Age of Free Loving It All And Having to Hold Love Back…

    Yet i’ve Already Been to Hell i Understand Perspective is

    Most of Heaven

    in Hell…

    i Suspect
    More Folks

    Will Taste WHere
    i’ve Been More Down And Up Within..

    Yet It’s True WHere THere is Will THere
    is Way LoSinG EYes and Smiles And Verbal
    Voice And Body to Connect Shut-in For
    66 Months No Choice Yet to Transform


    In Words
    Better Put
    SoUL HeART
    SPiRiT FeeLinG
    SeNSinG ReaL FLoWinG Words

    in Dance And Song of Soul Out
    of Hell into Heaven on Page Free

    BRinGinG SaMe to A Dance
    And Song of Flesh And Blood Healing True…

    True Dear Xenia All Around the Word Press
    Reader Souls Are Still Birthing NeW iN Poems out of Pandemic Dark…

    THere are So Many Beautiful Gifts CoLoRinG LiGHT Birthing Out of DarK iNDeeD…

    In FAct THere Are So Many Colors of Muse New i Barely Will Keep Up Now Hehe Yet i Do WiTH SMiLes..:)

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Fred and there’s hardly a moment without the muse tapping me on the shoulder, encouraging me to write and write some more ✍ Eyes are smiling more these days and show the light a true smile comes from 😊 Wishing you and Katrina a wonderful weekend and may you both stay safe and well too πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ™

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      1. SMiles Dear Xenia
        Finding Muse in
        Every Breath



        Light Squeezing

        Sugar Out Of Lemons

        Holy Sacred Every Step
        And Word A Dance And



        HoMe Love
        With SMilesπŸ™ŒπŸ€—β˜ΊοΈπŸŒŸ

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