Monday, March 5, 2012

Majestic loneliness

Strong blustering winds shove my car from side to side as I drive down the paved side road. I sense from the cold blue grey sky that snow is imminent.  As I fight to keep the car centred in the lane, I am struck by the image of a lonesome horse standing perfectly still in this stormy weather.  I pull to the side, put the four way flashers on and step down into the ditch, kneeling into the crusty snow to grab the shot.  As I return with the image, I notice that this horse continued to stand in near perfect stillness, barely moving; powerful, majestic and lonely.

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