A Revisit of the Rout/e Planted Poetry Sites - CSArt Ottawa Project - Part Two

THIS IS PART TWO OF MY OUTING TO VISIT THE ROUT/E POETRY LATER IN THE SEASON.  PART ONE IS HERE.

(Dear Subscribers - This is a repost - This long post In August was doing wonky things to the Home Page of the blog so I've decided to separate into two pieces!)

As mentioned in Part One:

On the August long weekend I had time to check out the poetry sites to see if the Rout/e Footpress collection was still up.  (This is the post about putting up the poems earlier this year.)  The big question for this footpress (as with the others) is how would people interact with the poetry, would they remain in the wild and how would they weather the elements.  With this footpress being the first in a more urban area, we had assumed that they wouldn't last as long as other past series and there were some locations that we chose that we felt had more traffic - which meant that more people might see the poems - but the higher traffic would then also raise the possibility of the poem being taken down, taken away or in some way disappear.

So now that we've shared with you the seven locations where the poems were planted in May - what is your guess in terms of which poems are still out there?

When I'm out in parks and green spaces I end up taking photos of what I see, whether wildlife, plants and other curious stuff, so I've added a short species list of what I noticed that day.  You'll see that currently my focus is heavily on plants but I do hope to learn (and notice) more trees and bird species in the future!  Some areas were pretty quiet and I didn't see much of interest but a few spots I just kept snapping photos of everything - you'll see what I mean as you go through the photos.  I also saw a really cool animal at the first site which was a great start to the day!


(p.s. if I'm identifying anything wrong or I miss it - feel free to let me know in the comments!)

UPLANDS GREENSPACE







The Primrose is taller than me!




SARAH MACDONELL's POEM STILL HERE!

Species Noted:
Daddy long legs,
Wild Cucumber, Purple nightshade, Jewelweed, Meadowsweet, Black-eyed Susan, Yellow Primrose (taller than me!), Queen Anne's Lace, Canada Goldenrod, Shrubby Cinquefoil, Bugleweed, Plantain, Purple Loosestrife, Burdock,
Juniper

SANDY HILL BIKE TRAIL







COULD NOT FIND JENN BAKER's POEM BUT I HEAR IT'S STILL HERE...

Species Noted:
Gulls, Mallards, Raccoon (prints), Dragonfly
Pickerelweed, Motherwort (?), Virginia Creeper, Bellwort
Pines, Willow, Maple

MONTFORT WOODS











DID NOT FIND CHRISTINE McNAIR's POEM (but did find post!)

Species Noted:

Yellow Loosestrife, Virginia Creeper, Panickle Aster
Maple Seedlings, Unidentfied Shrub with Berries, Maple Trees


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