Sijo: Where Eagles Rise and Soar

Cairngorms National Park

a black whippet in a fleece jacket on a mountain trail
a blue and white whippet in fleece jacket on a mountain trail

catching the scent of deer, their presence feels so near
the trail we’re walking, from glen to hill to snow-filled pass
our eyes rest on the eyrie, where eagles rise and soar

Β© Xenia Tran

a snow-covered corrie in the Cairngorms

If you’re new to the Sijo form, you can find an earlier poem and short description here.

Wishing you all a blessed Monday and may you stay safe and well,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/5.6 – 1/1250 s – ISO 400, f/4 – 1/1000 s – ISO 400 and f/8 – 1/500 s – ISO 100.

PI Poetry Prompt: Soar

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word – April 2021 (furry)

Weekend Sky #25

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.

34 thoughts on “Sijo: Where Eagles Rise and Soar”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, it was a beautiful hike and we were blessed with clean mountain air and a crisp, clear sky πŸ’™ Hope your week got off to a great start too and much love from our house to yours πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Martha, it’s a wonderful place for hiking and there’s a local woman who skis all year round on the remaining snow fields πŸ’š Wishing you a blessed Monday and please give sweet Bear and Teddy a big pat from us all πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ• xxx

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  1. Oh wow! Picture perfect photo! Wonderful hiking area. That would be so beautiful printed and framed of those mountains in the background! Lovely poem, as they smell the deer. Give Eivor and Pearl a big pat from Chloe and me! ❀️😍🐾❀️

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    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind words dear Diana and Eivor and Pearl say thank you for the pats too! πŸΎπŸ’šπŸΎ Wishing you a blessed new week and please give sweet Chloe a big pat from us all πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŽ xxx

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