Haiku: Spirit Mountain

two whippets running on a sandbar in the spring sun

far yet near
snow still dazzles on
our spirit mountain

© Xenia Tran

Moray Firth and snow capped peaks across the water

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and hope you are safe and well,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100 and f/4.5 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #90: Distance

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #299: Bright & Fight (Dazzle & Spirit)

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Slick

Haiku: Spirit of Vitality

a smiling blue and white whippet leaping across a beach

dragon’s leap
fuelling the inner fire
this winter

© Xenia Tran

a running black whippet in a winter jacket in full flow

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful week ahead,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/200 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/320 s – ISO 100.

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #290: Jump & Asp

Your Daily Word Prompt: Myriad

Haibun: Growing

a black whippet in a winter jacket standing on the dunes below the pine trees with an orange ball in his mouth

Ah those waves can roll. Standing here, with the sand between my toes, I wonder. I wonder what it will be like to run along with the waves. The wind is cold and strong. I’m wearing a warm jacket. Sometimes, I remember how scared I used to be. Scared of the waves, scared of the wind. The outside world, which seemed normal to others, was new to me. There was a lot to take in. A lot to understand. A lot to trust.

every step
in eternity’s light
a full star

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet in a winter jacket running along the beach with an orange ball in his mouth
a black whippet in a winter jacket running along the beach with an orange ball in his mouth

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/800 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem #1629: Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage … The East Route

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Wonder

Bridge Of Love

 

portrait of black whippet on the beach

 

this light
you see in me
I see in you

© Xenia Tran

 

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With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: Action, 1/800 s.

 

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

Carpe Diem’s Writing and Enjoying Haiku #2 – No Rules

 

Haiku: Peaceful Waters

 

two whippets on tidal sand

 

above the islands
white clouds fold in prayer
peaceful waters

© Xenia Tran

 

The islands of Eigg and Rum

 

We would like to dedicate this post to the victims of today’s attack outside Finsbury Park mosque (London) and their families and friends, to the peaceful actions of imam Mohammed Mahmoud who appealed for calm and to peace and understanding among all the people who share this amazing earth.

We wish everyone a blessed and peaceful week.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, settings: iA, 1/400 s and Landscape, 1/200 s.

 

Carpe Diem’s Theme Week: The Songs of Milarepa (1)

Daily Prompt: Relieved

dVerse Poets Tuesday Poetics: Blessings

 

Tanka: Celtic Wisdom

 

mountain hare eating grass among daisies

 

behind daisies
promise of a blue sky
in the hare’s eye
when you trust the silence
of mist among mountains

© Xenia Tran

 

mist between mountains, rain clouds above

 

two whippets climbing a hill with heather

We wish you all a very happy Thursday.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: iA, 1/200 s.

 

dVerse Poetics: Poems That Could Save Your Life
Kim invites us to write a poem that can be helpful to someone’s internal weather and emotions following bereavement and other life changing events.

Dutch Goes The Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Weather

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #4 Reprise ‘Perpetuum Mobile’

 

Tanka: Guiding Light

blue whippet with a pink ball on the beach in morning sun

 

morning mist lifts
unraveling peaceful blues
indigo mountains
the lighthouse knows where home is
the light in us knows too

© Xenia Tran

 

black whippet on the beach in morning sun

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, settings: iA, 1/800 s and 1/200/s.

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