Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March 2016 Theme Day: Where I belong

My Heimat are the Dolomites.

Each 1st day of the month is "Theme Day" of the City Daily Photo Community.
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As a Bonus a Poem of my friend Roland Verra in Ladin language
(my mother's language - read the translation below.)

Da tlo uinans,
scirmei te n mond
che ie for plu dedora...
Luech dla desmincënza,
tiera dura y crëp,
śën te lascions
a ti arbandonn semient
cun l passà
de chëi che ie stac
y ne s'arjonj nia plu...
Vënt cruf de nëif
liëia mi sentì
pesoch de duel
ala natura.



We came from here,
thrown into a faraway world...

Place of oblivion,
hard soil and rock,
we leave you now
to your dreaming abandon
together with the past
of those who have lived
and don't reach us anymore...

Raw wind of snow
ties my feelings
heavy with pain
to nature.


  1. An incredible shot. And the poem suits it well.

  2. Such a strong and moving and convincing post.

  3. So touching, I just can't say more.

  4. What a beautiful place to call home! I love coming to see the natural beauty of your Heimat. :)

  5. The landscape is beautiful and rugged, so much like life.

  6. What a place: the sound of the Ladin language is even more beautiful than your photo!

  7. The poem fits the image. Gorgeous mountains, Karl. Inviting for a climber!

  8. Awesome image/ I belong in the mountains too.

  9. A wonderful photo and a wonderful poem and a great post for the theme, Karl!

  10. Looks wonderful! But I'm sure life could be hard at times in the shadow of those peaks.

  11. my goodness that is beautiful and so rugged!

  12. One word Karl.. magnificent! Both words and image!

  13. Meine Heimat ist ja absolut nicht V. also bin ich ein bisschen kreativ gewesen... Schönes Photo von einer herrlichen Gegend, Karl!


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