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To Die Alone

By davidbailie  
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and to tell it as it is
I think alone we die -
We may leave in company,
We may arrive with company but alone we go .........

This nag we saw
I thought straight off not all was well.........
Horses live in herds and no other in sight ...
In addition it was miles to water,
A hole where we were headed ....
Along with many others!

A blazing day at it's end, standing alone, no movement
There, still, when we returned an hour later, rooted to the spot .......
maybe still !

Lots of discussion/theory about the Wild Horses of Namibia - for those that care or are interested there is lots written - start HERE

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Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: HectorRivera, CarolG, Lesley1959 and 14 more


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HectorRivera 8 17 1 United States
9 May 2010 4:37PM
Great desert shot

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Another lovely image.
old timer 11 55 1 Scotland
9 May 2010 5:27PM
Quite a lot of pathos in this, Dave.
Jim
9 May 2010 6:30PM
A fine minimalist landscape which includes the figure of a sick or dying animal without overstatement. Thanks also for the details on the Namib Horses.
davidbailie 12 457 7 United Kingdom
9 May 2010 6:39PM
Thanks all & thank thank you Arthur for your 'understated' but observant crit Smile

db
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
9 May 2010 6:50PM
A great and powerful capture

Peter
mickp Plus
9 9 7 United Kingdom
10 May 2010 5:15PM
A very poignant shot.
Mick

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