Tanka: White Horses

two whippets in winter jackets on rocky outcrops by the shore
a blue and white whippet in a winter jacket on the seashore

white horses
their waves can be felt
forever
with light so bright
that spirits can see

Β© Xenia Tran

light reflecting on wet tidal sands with seafoam and stones between the rocks

In other news, we are delighted that my haiku Earth Day has been included in Visiting the Wind, the Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology 2021. A warm-hearted thank you to Erin C. Castaldi for selecting my poem and putting this beautiful anthology together.

Front Cover of Visiting the Wind, Haiku Society of America Anthology 2021

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.

Tanka Thursday: Forever

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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.

33 thoughts on “Tanka: White Horses”

  1. I love the white horses as they roll onto the beach! Wonderful Tanka! Congrats for being included in the anthology. ❀️ That’s so AWESOME! Have a wonderful day and give Eivor and Pearl a big pat from us here! πŸ’–πŸΎπŸ€©πŸ΄

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  2. Another beautiful tanka from you, Xenia. And as usual, beautiful photography of nature and your furry friends. Congratulations on getting your haiku featured in the anthology. What a great effort and well-deserved. Keep writing πŸ€—πŸ’•

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