Poet, Playwright, Workshop Facilitator
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Welcome to daily nature photo and creative writing blog, #NewThisDay

Welcome to my daily nature photo blog

Writing from My Photo Stream ~ Kelly DuMar


#NewThisDay Writing From My Photo Stream

Anxiety, butterflies, nervous for no good or obvious reason is how my walk in Charles River woods begins. It is a morning of the first thing I see out my bedroom window: a spectacular sunrise sky. I drive to a favorite place to walk along the Charles, I will take my time. I want a long hike under such blue autumn, and there is the most exquisite light breeze and the wafting scent of licorice, and the meadow grass waving, waving good morning. The black-eyed Susans will not surrender, they will last and last, and even in their withered state their bones are pretty. In the forest of foliage of trees, I breathe. I am of the trees, I am in the stillness of lemon-lime leaves. The river is reflecting, sky, such a joyful sky over an anxious land. This swampy meadow, and the footpath through it, is full of birds, their berries, their songs. What about this milkweed going to seed, if I go to seed, when I go to seed, how will I fall apart this elegantly? I must discover the way.