Tanka: Hidden Stories

a blue and white whippet in a black jacket sniffing stones in the sand
a black whippet by the dunes with a blue and white whippet sniffing driftwood in the background

autumn sun
the wind picks up as if
for the first time
old stones tell a story
we will never forget

Β© Xenia Tran

close up of exposed local stone from WW2 defences on the beach

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

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

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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.

23 thoughts on “Tanka: Hidden Stories”

  1. A friend of mine went to the Arctic and was busy collecting stones to take home. An Inuit woman asked her what she was doing and she told her that she was going to take the stones home to Toronto. The Inuit woman laughed and said :”You can’t do that. Those stones will laugh at you!” Those stones were telling a story too!

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  2. Those stones are so beautiful, and so are your words. Eivor and Pearl are beautiful too! I can’t believe it’s almost the weekend and I hope it’s wonderful for you there. I’ll be visiting my daughter with my son this weekend. Take care sweet friend! ❀️🐾🐴😍

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    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind words dear Diana πŸΎπŸ’›πŸΎ Wishing you safe travels and a wonderful time visiting your daughter with your son this weekend and please give sweet Chloe and Murphy a big pat from us all πŸ€—πŸ§‘πŸ΄ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Mary, it’s still lovely when the sun is out to soften the wind-chill πŸ’› Hope you’re keeping safe and warm and hugs back for you and Gibbs from all of us here! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸˆ xxx

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