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The Farms: Exploring Nature & Life Through Mary Oliver’s Poetry

Event Type
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Aug 10, 2024   12:00 - 4:00 pm  
$35 per class
Originating Calendar
Campus Wellbeing Services - All Wellness Events

Experience Level: Beginner

Learn the basics of poetry at Exploring Nature & Life Through Mary Oliver’s Poetry from 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, June 8, July 20 and Aug. 10. Instructor Kate Herald will help students explore allegory and meter using Oliver’s poetry, including “Wild Geese” and “How I Go to the Woods.”

Participants will then be invited to write and share their own life poem based on their observations at Allerton Park. Register for the entire series at a discount or sign-up for individual classes.

Classes will be held in The Studio with time also being spent outdoors.

$85/person for the entire series or $35/class. Register three days prior to each class*. All sales are final. 

*Individual class links:
June 8
July 20
Aug. 10

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