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  1. brian
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 04:45:56

    wow. intense…by touch she speaks…that already send my head spinning…nice wordplay. nice one shot!

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  2. gautami tripathy
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 05:35:07

    I had to read it twice. In fact I was compelled to!

    nowhere island

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  3. Glynn
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 06:07:17

    It’s a jolting shot – unexpected, haunting. Good one.

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  4. River
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 07:53:43

    I can see how one would be left with a feeling of haunt. It was written in ‘awe’ of what we (humans) have no clue of or I guess some do… The world-life and the communicating that exists that so many deny. I have been fortunate to witness these exchanges so intern I believe.

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  5. slpmartin
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 08:17:59

    I too read it more than once and was also compelled to….so much power and emotion in so few lines…Bravo!

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  6. River
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 11:11:38

    The title of the photo is the “guardian of trees”

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  7. Shashi
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 12:44:55

    Its so powerful… Amazing…
    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya

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  8. Leo (Leonnyes)
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 12:48:22

    amazing wordplay, yet that sadness in it is profound.. three lines say such a lot, River.. i like it..

    My 1 Shot

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  9. dustus
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 13:01:03

    Touched my heart looking at her and then reading your words.

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  10. Eric Alder
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 13:32:59

    I wonder how many people realize that the picture has been turned ninety degrees clockwise. She actually has her head on the ground. (Sidewalk, pavement, whatever)

    So much said in so few words – well done!

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  11. buttercup600
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 16:57:18

    Had goose bumps reading this… heart-wrenching my friend. You have captured it so well. Many hugs xx

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  12. Jingle
    Sep 15, 2010 @ 22:11:17

    sad,
    your words are sharp and cut it beautifully.
    vivid image.
    divine piece.

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  13. ninotaziz
    Sep 16, 2010 @ 01:17:09

    Wow, River. I am rended speechless.

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  14. pete marshall
    Sep 16, 2010 @ 15:07:37

    absolutely blew me away…i read this…and read it again..and then reread it…the image and the words..very very powerful write..thanks for sharing with one shot..pete

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  15. hollyheir
    Sep 16, 2010 @ 21:21:58

    And just like that…the forests are gone. Ireland was once called Hibernia; Scotland highlands covered in primeval forests. Once they go with clear cutting the top soil erodes and the Ents are gone forever. I cry for the trees, the jungles, the oceans. Beautifully said. Gay (@beachanny)

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  16. Kavita
    Sep 17, 2010 @ 01:00:36

    I had to read it many times to digest its depth!
    Gave me the chills every time I read it!

    So intense, and sad!
    Beautifully written, with such few words too…

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