Tanka: Giving Thanks

tanka poem by Xenia Tran with a portrait of a whippet on the beach
a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket on the beach

wild sea –
our ears nearly blow away
in the wind
we give thanks for this life
and our spirit’s journey

Β© Xenia Tran

an ageing black whippet in a winter jacket on the beach

Wishing you all a happy Thursday, and happy Thanksgiving to our friends in America, and a peaceful rest of the week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Tanka Thursday: Thanksgiving

Word of the Day Challenge: Culture

PI Poetry Prompt: Epitaph

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 “Tanka: Giving Thanks”

    1. Aww thank you dear Laurie! Thank you for all your support and we hope you are feeling a bit better πŸ™ A Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family and much love from our house to yours πŸ’žπŸ’œπŸ’ž xxx

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  1. “Thanks Giving 11 Years
    For Giving 2010-2021”

    Dear Xenia in Scotland

    STiLL Celebrating Over
    13 MiLLioN Words
    Since Thanks

    Giving Day

    Of 2010, Yes

    Writing Online
    All 11 Years And 16 Days

    Consecutively With No Breaks…:)

    Liked by 1 person

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