Tanka: Catching the Light

a brindle whippet on a forest trail between douglas fir and pine
a brindle whippet on a forest trail before it reaches a clearing

pebbles and cones
a brindle dog catches
the light
we marvel how one seed
can grow a whole new forest

Β© Xenia Tran

view from a forest trail across the hills and woods beyond

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

with love from Misty 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 adopted and fostered whippets.

19 thoughts on “Tanka: Catching the Light”

  1. That’s why I plant my beans every year. it’s the most amazing thing that one of those beautiful beans will grow into that lovely plant that attracts hummingbirds from all over the country, then gives me beans for next year. I know it’s just how things work, but wow… Beautiful poem, Xenia. πŸ’šπŸΎπŸΎ

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Martha, it is so amazing how many generations of beans and trees can grow from the one seed πŸ’šπŸŒΏ Wishing you a blessed day too and please give sweet Bear and Teddy a big pat from us all πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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  2. Seeds FLoWeRS New Yes

    Dog Stars We All Are Fire
    Burst Crucible of Star

    Death Resurrecting

    Gaseous Dust of Iron
    Star Seeds Flowers New

    Still Dancing And Singing

    in Blood Streams of Dogs
    Us And Core of EartH Spiraling

    Alive We aRe
    Star SeedS and
    FLoWeRS Around
    Another Star Freely Breathing..:)

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