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LOST IN THE EVERGLADES

Suffering an airboat accident, Stanley and Maggie Cummings leave their mostly unconscious tour guide at an abandoned cabin and wander around Everglades National Park, seeking help. 611 more words

The other side on the Rocky Point Trail

I usually hike the northern side, but this week headed along the southern route. The Burrard Inlet, like a giant U, cut into the landscape. At the very bottom of the U was a marshy swamp where grasses and muddy sludge hid a multitude of tiny creatures. 95 more words

Canada

art in swamp

Year 2016 collection. “In a swamp, as in meditation, you begin to glimpse how elusive, how inherently insubstantial, how fleeting our thoughts are, our identities. There is magic in this moist world, in how the mind lets go, slips into sleepy water, circles and nuzzles the banks of palmetto and wild iris, how it seeps across dreams, smears them into the upright world, rots the wood of treasure chests, welcomes the body home.” Barbara Hurd

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Slideshow

Young In The Summer Swampland Sun

This poem is about my childhood during summer in the swamps of the borough I grew up in. Punks are used as an insect repellent and honeysuckles are edible <3 To this day I eat one of the honeysuckle flowers if I am lucky enough to pass by one. 345 more words

Poetry

Scenic tour over the Okavango Delta

I have posted on the Okavango Delta before following a long weekend trip last year. I described it as the ‘highlight of my stay in Botswana’, with the colours and diversity of both floodplains and desert being truly magnificent. 342 more words

Elephant

Flooded forests, frozen swamps: Feb. 2016 camera roll

Looking over these photos some four months after I took them has been interesting. Theses images of bare trees and shining ice seem a world and time apart from the forests and swamps now bursting with vegetation. 832 more words

Millstone River