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Rain is their robe, in meagre solitude and earth is the dark<br />
deep silence of things<br />
where you dream yourself<br />
human, alive<br />
watching the red deer running<br />
on the wall of a cave<br />
<br />
 Cervus elaphus,Geotagged,Red deer,The Netherlands,Zooparc Overloon,deer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Rain is their robe, in meagre solitude

and earth is the dark
deep silence of things
where you dream yourself
human, alive
watching the red deer running
on the wall of a cave

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  1. (part of a poem by Chris Powici, From The Thing that Mattered Most: Scottish poems for children) Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
  2. Hey, you've seen a little lot less of me of late. I lost my job due to bankruptcy, and found it again. A touch time I can tell you, given the economic circumstances:) Good to be back, missed you all! Posted 6 years ago
    1. We missed you too, Ludo! I had no idea you were going through that roughness.Very good to hear that you bounced back. Promoted! Posted 6 years ago
  3. Thanks Ferdy! As you understand my time was all focussed on bouncing back:) besides that we are in the last stage of building a large section to our house, almost finished.How about good timing in fortunate times:) Picking up my hobbies again! Ludo Posted 6 years ago
  4. Bit sloppy in post processing this one (and the piggies), ahum. Did not notice that last night, ghehe. Posted 6 years ago

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The red deer is one of the largest deer species. Depending on taxonomy, the red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, parts of western Asia, and central Asia. It also inhabits the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia in northwestern Africa, being the only species of deer to inhabit Africa. Red deer have been introduced to other areas including Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. In many parts of the world the meat from red deer is used as a food.. more

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By Ludo Sak

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Uploaded Jul 9, 2013. Captured Jun 15, 2013 15:21 in Overloon, Zoo Parc, 5825 Overloon, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 85mm