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

Late afternoon, Fort Lauderdale Beach

Late afternoon, Fort Lauderdale Beach

After a long day of driving east across the state, we reach the beach, and finally, a warm sea breeze helps me see my head has cleared, my energy has returned, my cold is passing like a dream. I'm well! I'm walking toward sunset of a warm Atlantic surf, full of gratitude and relief.

This morning, despite feeling cloudy headed, dopey and tired, I managed to dig into a poem for revision and I didn't give up until it was done and I liked it, and it had a new title and a clearer focus. My Monday night critique group facilitator had given me exactly the on point suggestions I needed. It's a poem in a child's voice and I had to polish the rough edges, retitle and discover a more interesting and original and surprising ending. And, so I did. I've been working well while sick. Tomorrow, I will try working well while feeling well, after a long walk on a warm beach.

All photos and text copyright Kelly DuMar 2018