Tanka: Winter’s Music

portrait of a brindle whippet in a yellow jacket on a forest trail
a brindle whippet in a yellow jacket walking on dried grass in the forest

the stream
glides by in gurgles
where grass sleeps
a blackbird silver sings
through winter’s forest

Β© Xenia Tran

a woodland stream seen from a forest trail on the higher ground

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.

35 thoughts on “Tanka: Winter’s Music”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Nia and for walking along with us here πŸΎπŸ’›πŸΎ Wishing you a blessed day too and much love back from our house to yours πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸˆ xxx

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  1. Lovely photos and tanka, Xenia. Misty looks very snug and fetching in her yellow coat πŸ€— Much love to you all and have a peaceful rest of the week πŸ’•πŸ•πŸ’•xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, it’s such a warm and cosy coat for her πŸΎπŸ’›πŸΎ Wishing you a peaceful rest of the week too and much love back from our house to yours πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Arati, so lovely to hear you can feel her gentleness too 😊 She is the sweetest, loving and caring soul and we are so grateful to share this special journey with her πŸΎπŸ’›πŸΎ

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  2. The essence of tranquility… I love the tanka and its calm imagery, and Misty’s looking stylish in her doggo attire! πŸ™‚ Enjoy the rest of your week, Xenia, and tell Misty hello for me. πŸ™‚

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    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind words dear E.C. and Misty says thank you too πŸΎπŸ’›πŸΎ Wishing you a blessed week ahead and much love back from our house to yours πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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