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Between Heather and Grass

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The combination of beautifully entwining words, charming animals, and alluring countrysides make this poetry collection uniquely special.

Synopsis

Welcome to Between Heather and Grass – Poems Filled with Love, Hope and Whippets, our beautiful, soulful sequel to Sharing Our Horizon and our second book for whippet lovers, dog lovers and lovers of nature. The book features poetry, breathtaking photographs of the Scottish Highlands, and our two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl. The majority of the poems are haiku, haibun and tanka, written in rhythm with the seasons. The poems and photographs illuminate each other and are both calming and inspiring, inviting you to dip into this collection many times over.

Thirty per cent of net profits from the sale of this book will be shared with Children with Cancer UK, in memory of our nephew Jamie Baker. Another thirty per cent of net profits will be shared with animal rehoming charities.

"Between Heather and Grass" by Xenia Tran is a poetry book focused on Asian styles. It is accompanied by photographs of whippets in natural settings. The combination of beautifully entwining words, charming animals, and alluring countrysides make this poetry collection uniquely special.


Th author has supplied a bibliography for readers interested in learning more about poetry. She has also included her own descriptions of the forms of poetry she chose for this book.


I highly recommend this book to readers of all ages.


One more note regarding this book: proceeds from the sales go to a worthy cause.


"Thirty per cent of net profits from the sale of this book will be shared with Children with Cancer UK, in memory of our nephew Jamie Baker. A further thirty per cent of net profits will be shared with animal rehoming charities at the end of each financial year. The charities we donate to will be announced on our blog at whippetwisdom.com and via our Twitter feed @WhippetHaiku"

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Jessica Lucci is an award winning indie author on a quest to use books to unite society.

Synopsis

Welcome to Between Heather and Grass – Poems Filled with Love, Hope and Whippets, our beautiful, soulful sequel to Sharing Our Horizon and our second book for whippet lovers, dog lovers and lovers of nature. The book features poetry, breathtaking photographs of the Scottish Highlands, and our two adopted whippets Eivor and Pearl. The majority of the poems are haiku, haibun and tanka, written in rhythm with the seasons. The poems and photographs illuminate each other and are both calming and inspiring, inviting you to dip into this collection many times over.

Thirty per cent of net profits from the sale of this book will be shared with Children with Cancer UK, in memory of our nephew Jamie Baker. Another thirty per cent of net profits will be shared with animal rehoming charities.

About the author

Xenia Tran was born in the Netherlands and began writing at a young age. Her poems have appeared on television, in online poetry journals, print magazines and anthologies. Her first collection of poems and photographs, Sharing Our Horizon, was published in September 2018. view profile

Published on November 15, 2019

6000 words

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Genre: Poetry

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