Detroit River

Detroit River

The Detroit skyline with a bridge and the Huron River in front of it, view from the highway This image was chosen because this picture looks like home to me. I was born and raised here, and it will always be my home. I was told growing up that “Home is where your...
Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart

A grassy cemetery filled with gravestones of various sizes and trees This image was chosen because cemeteries are a sacred place and I had a recent connection with the sacred nature of a cemetery. This is a poem from a student inspired by how they connected to...
Beautiful

Beautiful

A color image of a pond with a rocks around the perimenter. A gravestone is on the right side. This image was chosen because while at the cemetery for the field trip, I had the impression that when people come to Bloody Run Creek they think of the ugly past, instead...
Ugly

Ugly

Close-up of a half burned cigarette laying in a groove on a white piece of plastic This image was chosen because I felt like the cigarette was nasty and ugly because smoking harms us and nature. This is a poem from a student inspired by how they connected to...
A Crime Against Nature

A Crime Against Nature

Yellowing grass and a chainlink fence with trees and a grey sky behind it This image was chosen because I felt like the fence in nature was a crime against nature. The fence is dividing the land and the vines are rebelling against it.This is a poem from a student...
Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

A flock of 21 birds flying across a grey sky This image was chosen because birds are important to nature. They are creatures that can do anything; they are like humans but are freer.The following is a poem from a student inspired by how they connected to nature during...

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