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© Regenia Brabham
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UploadedMarch 16, 2011
TakenMarch 16, 2011
ModelCanon EOS 20D
Exposure1/250 sec at f/13
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length46 mm
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I walked today
Long empty strides
No purpose
New faces greeted me
all turned up with smiles
But there was no joy in it
No leash tugging
in eager exploration
Just this emptiness
numbly going thru the motions

without him
Spring doesn't move me.

When I am in pain, I shoot and I write. I will try not to torture you for too long.

I do miss my Geronimo.

This is straight out of the camera. Only a crop.

Thank you much for the spotlight Kai!
Thank you for the spotlight Bruce!

59 responses

  • Mr Mann

    Mr Mann gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Oh Regina this is absolutely stunning - a wonderful image and a great point of view. I'm blown away (pardon the pun) by this shot. First class!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Fabulous shot and writing!!! I know it is still too close but just remember Nashville is coming. We can smoke together. LOL

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    excellent image!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (16 Mar 2011):

    Thank you Mr Mann and yes Warren, I am looking so foward to Nashville!! I will bring extra lighters in case. LOL!! I hope Michael will join us for a smoke.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    HUGS to you, my friend.........your poem is beautiful.........always remember, that we are hear to listen AND look at your amazing work!!! Love you!!

  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    straight out of the camera, straight out of the heart....beautiful image. a loving tribute

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    delightful promise of spring!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful, Reg! Remember, spring is just around the corner!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    beautiful image and sentiment - we understand...

  • peggy maguire

    peggy maguire said (16 Mar 2011):

    Understand !!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful poetry and image...Regenia, You will enjoy spring again with a new little dog companion eagerly walking along side of you...She won't be Geronimo with the same personality but she will bring joy and a new chapter to your life...Speaking of new chapters...You are going to be grandmother very soon..That will be an exciting time for you...I have a feeling she is going to look just like you!

  • Barbara Socor

    Barbara Socor gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Such a very beautiful image Regina! The writing too is very fine and very moving.....Like Andrea, I believe you will soon feel a new leash tug at your heart. Not the same, but good too....And a grandchild! Now there's a tug!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    It is touching to see that Geronimo continues to inspire your muse! The photo and the poem express exquisite pain. Very beautiful, Regenia! I look forward to seeing you in Nashville, and also to seeing the first pictures of Kaylee, when she enters the world.

  • Kai FlatekvÃ¥l

    Kai Flatekvål said (16 Mar 2011):

    Nice words, touched me. Nice picture...

  • Melissa Rieman

    Melissa Rieman gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Incredible words! Very emotionally packed and touching! I get it...I really do! Great work!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Words from your soul, the image is glorious,

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Nice capture Regenia! lovely shot!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (16 Mar 2011):


  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Love the way you caught the light...beautiful capture Regenia !!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (16 Mar 2011):

    Thank you guys for your patience and love!

  • Thomas H.P. Jerusalem (Jerry)

    Thomas H.P. Jerusalem (Jerry) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    now that's a great one. LOve the words too.

  • Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Makes me so sad. I cry for you and your loss. Love the picture and the words are so poignant.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (16 Mar 2011):

    I am sorry Jim. I don't want to make you cry. I have my good moments and then there are the days like this. Hugs.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    The POV is awesome and the end result of SO artistic!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (16 Mar 2011):

    Oh heartfelt words Regenia. Geronimo will be chasing the little dandelion fairies I'm sure.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Who are we to say he is not walking with you. Is he not in your heart? Then he lives. I do Believe and understand to well. Keep writing as its excellent. He is with his friends AND YOU. Busy little Guy!!!

  • sandra d'souza

    sandra d'souza gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    so beautiful...

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    An amazing shot and your writing is excellent.. lean on us Regenia if it helps, no need to apologize. You loved him and were loved by him, one day the pain will ease leaving only the lovely memories.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Wonderful tribute.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    We all miss him! What a beautiful tribute and remembrance.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Very creative! Well done.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Ger, will forever be in our memory. I feel your pain. =(

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    so right place..right time..great eye Regenia..

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Dear Regenia I feel your pain my dear friend, gradually it will subside! Hang in there and keep taking pictures!!!!!!!

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (18 Mar 2011):

    Thanks for this beauty. My thoughts are with you.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (18 Mar 2011):

    Awesome Work, from your wonderful inspiration - He is and will always be with you in your heart!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (18 Mar 2011):

    First, I must say that I really love the angle of this lovely and touching photo. Second, your poem is very good. It expresses very eloquently the sadness and loss you are feeling at this moment in time. We should all feel free to express ourselves in times of sorrow as well as you do, my friend. Geronimo will always be in your heart and memories, until the day you reunite with him at your journey's end. Hugs, Regenia.

  • Aristea V.

    Aristea V. gave props (18 Mar 2011):


  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    excellent photo!!like it

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    The architype of a classic.

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    oh my -- this is absolutely lovely, regenia

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    A beautiful and heartfelt remembrance of your beloved Geronimo! We miss him too.. very much!

  • Andy Kong

    Andy Kong gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    Nice shot and I can feel the breeze

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    Excellent! So simple and so symbolic.

  • G Richard Anderson

    G Richard Anderson   gave props (20 Mar 2011):


  • Paul Revans

    Paul Revans gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    Sweet PoV

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    So beautiful !

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (22 Mar 2011):


  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    I made a wish......

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    This must be so hard. Take comfort though - time takes away, but it also heals.

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda said (24 Mar 2011):

    Excellent photo!!!! great great!!!

  • Lucian Jack

    Lucian Jack (Deleted) gave props (26 Mar 2011):

    Yet Something Pulled You To Walk To Take This Wondeful Macro Punctuated By Bright White & Bright Blue Colors!!! Beautiful Capture Regenia!!!

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (29 Mar 2011):

    I LOVE THIS!!!!!

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    very nice picture, well done.

  • HorseWithNoName

    HorseWithNoName   gave props (8 Apr 2011):

    Excellent capture!!!

  • Bruce J Dargie

    Bruce J Dargie gave props (20 May 2011):

    Splendid, wonderful, magnificent, superb, glorious, sublime ... BjD (Perth, Australia)

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (9 Jun 2012):

    Exquisite backlight in slow motion!

  • Oriana Fernandez

    Oriana Fernandez gave props (11 Jun 2012):

    Great capture! Brilliant!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (11 Jun 2012):

    This is absolutely awesome!!! The poem tugged at my heart.

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