Poet, Playwright, Workshop Facilitator
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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

 Skunk cabbage

If you see beyond an ugly

name of a wild plant blooming

you'll touch the heat inside

a marsh, mucky in spring

the way a heart might open

like a window into shelter

A season needs to give

first – bodies, warmed 

for foraging, for flight

A hive wants a traveler

who returns with elixir

All photos and text copyright Kelly DuMar 2017