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This short story describes a spiritual connection with nature experienced by the author when walking along a trail in Blackstone Gateway Park. Blackstone Gateway Park is an urban, riverfront park in Worcester, Massachusetts. Features of the park include walking paths and an elevated boardwalk which crosses the Middle River and the surrounding wetlands.


Winner of the "Climate Resilient Everyday Short Story Contest" sponsored by the Office of Susatinability and Library Services.



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