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Wed, Jun 26


Mather Homestead patio (rain go away)

Poetry with Samantha: Poetry in the Parks

The National Park Service launched a project in March: "You Are Here: Poetry in Parks." This initiative will feature site-specific poetry installations in seven national parks.  We will be discussing the seven featured poems with Samantha over three sessions.

Poetry with Samantha:  Poetry in the Parks
Poetry with Samantha:  Poetry in the Parks

Time & Location

Jun 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Mather Homestead patio (rain go away), 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA

About the event

Poems discussed will include:

  • Mary Oliver, “Can You Imagine?” at Cape Cod National Seashore
  • Jean Valentine, “The valley” at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • June Jordan, “Ecology” at Everglades National Park
  • Lucille Clifton, “the earth is a living thing” at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • A.R. Ammons, “Uppermost” at Mount Rainier National Park
  • Francisco X. Alarcón, “Never Alone” at Redwood National and State Parks
  • Ofelia Zepeda, “Na:nko Ma:s Cewagi/Cloud Song” at Saguaro National Park

This event is free thanks to a donation from the Evanson-Washburn Family Foundation.  Thank you!


  • General Admission

    Free thanks to a donation from Evanson-Washburn Foundation




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