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Acknowledgment

image link that goes to youtube video this is from We’d been driving north for a few hours, loosely along Lake Michigan, but only catching glimpses of it through dense trees.  We were headed to Traverse City, where the magnificence of the combination of forest, hills, vineyards, and water makes for nature in complete splendor. … Continue reading Acknowledgment

ecology · fungi · nature · The Daily Post -- Prompts

Masters of the Universe

image link image link image link Mushrooms have been magical entities forever, across individuals, timelines, and cultures.  Mushrooms elicit emotional responses from people, whether it is a love or hate relationship.  Having read that mushrooms eat radiation for breakfast before, the daily prompt prompted me to go find data to flesh out the databyte.  The… Continue reading Masters of the Universe

#OctPoWriMo2017 · flora · gardening · nature · OctPoWriMo · poetry

Day — OctWriPoMo — Shared Love

All of my hosta doubled this year My Rose of Sharon hit 6 feet this summer The peonies were so fragrant The marigolds took over the patch by the garage I started some red pine from seeds! Those iris rhizomes you gave me all bloomed! The tomato seeds from the heirlooms all sprouted The lilacs… Continue reading Day — OctWriPoMo — Shared Love

#OctPoWriMo2017 · clouds · nature · nonet · OctPoWriMo · poetry

Day 23 — OctWriPoMo — Fall

image linkimage link Nonet, poetry form with 9 lines and syllables equal to the line number. Fall serves as season and as actor Cloud blankets squeezed of daily drops Apples dripped off their branches Wet wings drop altitude Temperatures ebb Daylight dwindles Seeds plummet Moods dip Moon

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Day 14 — OctWriPoMo — This Place

image link At the earth’s edge there is water, and from water we see the earth. Two elements, united by the wind. Congregated by amorphous clouds is the infinite blueness of the sky. The majesty sets our minds on fire.   At sunset is the gleaming brilliance of fire. Red lights the ripples of dark… Continue reading Day 14 — OctWriPoMo — This Place