Sometimes, I think that I am running out of words. Sometimes, I think that I am running out of subjects of beauty for my photos. At those times, I just sit quietly, which is something I have never been able to do in the past. I sit quietly, and something will come across my path. A word or an image will appear in my mind. I am able to write a poem about the simplest of things. More times than not, those simple things will connect to a universal theme, something that I have been thinking about or wrestling with.
I think this is what nature photography and nature poetry is all about. How do we connect with the most natural to answer questions about things with so much weight and importance?
Just think about it. Then write…