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Welcome to daily nature photo and creative writing blog, #NewThisDay

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Writing from My Photo Stream ~ Kelly DuMar


#NewThisDay Writing From My Photo Stream

Meadow Web

Meadow Web

I came from a family of repairers. The spider is a repairer. If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves and repairs it.
— Louise Bourgeois: 'A Web of Emotions,' The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/jun/01/louise-bourgeois

 When someone

something bashes into me

I am mad in an instant - desire to strike

let me use my hurt to hurt

I suspect Louise Bourgeois

unlike the spider, was often mad

maybe what she means

is bashing back

isn't necessary

if repair

is a silken thread

of focus your guts

spin, an internal


use of energy

to feel whole


All photos and words copyright Kelly DuMar 2016

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