Out from under the arc of knight, on our way.
Up the stone path, Eastern Redbuds in a line, neatly planted.
Past the library, continuing on.
Passing under a large tree,
suns rays peek through the leaves,
Location: awning of the Landman Library
loads of water seep from dark, saturated clouds above onto the lush, green Earth.
cobblestone paths turn into shallow rivers,
umbrellas and rain jackets appear,
Nature Site Analysis
Northern red oak
Stream through woods
Rocks in stream
Natural Vines climbing up the tuli
Location: Across from Boyer hall, on the root of a beech tree
Weather: Sunny, warm, windy
The wind whips through the elliptical leaves of the large beech tree above me. Across
the sidewalk, a squirrel sneaks through the bus
curved, twisted trunk, I wonder how
the lumber from this tree can be used
in such a wide variety of ways.
nature- Creative non-fiction
Northern Catalpa wood has been an
In houses, fields, and street
Rule of Thumb (literally):
Hold your thumb out straight in front of your face and close one eye.
If you thumb can completely cover the animal being observed, then you are
far enough away from it.
Example: mostly for smaller animals (birds, squirrels, etc.