Tanka: Halo Around the Sun

halo around the sun with a whippet in the dunes in the foreground
a black and white whippet in a winter jacket running through the dunes

happiness
the seamless flow
in letting go
when frost that starts at night
melts when the sun rises

Β© Xenia Tran

dunes and marram grass with the sea beyond under a blue sky

The halo around the sun in the header image was caused by ice crystals high in the atmosphere.

We will be back tomorrow with a special Review of the Year as we are preparing our countdown to 2022.

Wishing you all a happy Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Weekend Sky #51

PI Poetry Prompt: Start

Word of the Day Challenge: Countdown

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.

26 thoughts on “Tanka: Halo Around the Sun”

  1. Deep, gorgeous verse and beautiful photography as always, Xenia. It’s so fun to read your poetry and see the doggos frolicking! Hoping your New Year will be safe, healthy and happy. Best wishes from snowy Colorado. πŸ™‚

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  2. SMiLes Dear Xenia i Showed my Wife
    A Photo oF A Rainbow Around the
    Moon Over Our Home Dancing

    Around the Block Of course
    Just a Digital Artifact Yet

    For

    REAL

    Feelings
    Senses of

    Life aRe All that
    ReaAly Counts in
    All Our Stories of Life…

    Yet It’s True Last Year
    i Did Capture A Moon Dog
    Rainbow Around the Moon Then

    For Real After Telling my Sister and
    Wife i Bet We’ll Have A Rainbow At Night

    Like i Did Walking Around the Block Before
    A Hurricane With Them And A Few Seconds

    Later One appeared

    Through the Clouds

    It’s True When

    We Look For Real
    MaGiC iN LiFE Long

    Enough We Are Bound
    And Determined to Find it and We Do With SMiLES

    With Enough Faith That is No Doubt or Disbelief
    100 Percent Loving Will Yet Again Fact or Fiction Feelings

    Senses
    For Real
    Within Do Count Most!..:)

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  3. What an amazing day to spend out at the beach, provided that one is all tucked up with warm outfit during such season πŸ™‚
    Thank you so very much for sharing these amazing captures with my challenge, Xenia πŸ™‚

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