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Welcome to my photo journal blog! Here are my first drafts of poetry & prose inspired by my nature photos fresh and #NewThisDay

#NewThisDay Writing From My Photo Stream

Skunk cabbage rises first in New England woods and freshens the marsh as the first sign of spring.

I found this lovely specimen today.

I fell in fascination with skunk cabbages a year ago in March by taking pictures of them daily. Soon, I discovered a spellbinding article describing the life cycle of a skunk cabbage by Craig Holdrege. Here is an excerpt from an erasure poem I made from his lyrical description of this first plant to awaken in spring woods:

All photos and text copyright Kelly DuMar 2017 unless otherwise attributed