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being deerbeing deer by SaphireTheFortunate
sometimes, i wish i was a deer, a doe, so i could run and run and weave through the trees and look up at the leaves and smile because i was home. i’d tap my light hooves gently on the earth tracks and pound into the dirt as i ran and leap ove fallen trees and scrape their mossy sides with my cloven dark sharp hooves and prance off round the ferns, in the gully i’d stop and listen to the birds and then pick my way around and up and back to the riverbank where the silvery ripples of the fishes would create patterns on the surface, patterns i could understand because i was deer.
i’d sing with my movement because i’d have no voice, not really, and i’d bound up the slopes and onto cool grass covered in dew with sparkling berries of waterdrops fallen from the last night’s fog
i’d sniff the air, cautious and careful, drinking in the scent so vibrant in my nostrils and my mouth and my tongue would taste the forest and its life and its souls and i
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