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She didn’t struggle when I pulled her out of the web
for the knew she didn’t have long to live.
Her beauty had long faded and her wings were torn, her body weak.
I held her ever so gently as I carefully pulled the sticky threads from her fragile body.
The warmth of the sun caressed her wings and a gentle breeze lifted her up, for a brief moment she
circled in front of me and then disappeared into the blue yonder. Tears welled up in my eyes.
She had saved her last dance for me …

Nikon D90, 105mm lens.
Melbourne, Australia.

Featured in Art Universe group March 2011.
Featured in Textures Unlimited group March 2011.

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  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 3 years ago

    perfect :)

  • polly470
    polly470over 3 years ago

    Your words are so beautiful, and so moving…the image is so delicate and you have captured the perfect!

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 3 years ago

    such a beautiful piece Mia, complemented by your poetic and moving words

  • Lynda Heins
    Lynda Heinsover 3 years ago

    What a special moment in time, captured not only by your fabulous image…….but then your beautiful words! :-)

  • Dan & Emma Monceaux
    Dan & Emma Mon...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful imae, words and subject… you have shared an intimate moment with a Meadow Argus

  • davvi
    davviover 3 years ago

    well done.beautiful photo and words.

  • Maria Elena  Black
    Maria Elena B...over 3 years ago


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  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 3 years ago

  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberover 3 years ago

    Nicely done!!

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