About an hour ago while walking on a narrow road along a wooded cliff, I saw a dead deer. It's life taken by human indifference. I let a cop know and he told me it happened the night before. Just that animal control is short staffed cause of the coronavirus.

Dead deer on the side of the road.

It's left hind quater ripped opened.

Broken glass, bits of grill from a car.

Lay about on the side of the road

It was killed the night before.

No one has claimed the body yet.

Once a beautiful living creature.

Now, lifeless, broken on side of the road.

Speed limit is 10mph.

For a narrow two lane road.

On the side of a wooded cliff.

Rarely does anyone do the speed limit.

Many here with fast cars  

Want to ramp it up.

Animals don't know.

They don't understand.

This deer was "caught in the headlights."

As the saying goes.

The deer is dead.

Waiting to be taken away.

Maybe the driver will learn.

Maybe not.

The deer can't learn from this.

The deer is dead.




Submitted: May 19, 2020

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A sickening thing, 88, the way people just don't care.

Wed, May 20th, 2020 7:15pm


Yes it is. I was up on that road again earlier and the deer is still on the side of the road. :(

Wed, May 20th, 2020 12:32pm

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