From Petals to Paper: Poetic Inspiration from Flowers

Friday, March 1, 2013 to Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Plant House

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A display of contemporary poetry inspired by the beauty of nature, selected by student interns at the Smith College Poetry Center, Janan Scott '13 and Liliana Farrel '13. Poets represented in the exhibit include Li-Young Lee, Jean Valentine, and Louise Glück.
Janan Scott is a senior majoring in African-American studies, with a concentration in poetry. Liliana Farrel, also a senior, is an English Language and Literature major, with a minor in Film Studies, and a concentration in poetry. Both have been working for the Poetry Center for two years. As stated by Scott and Farrel, "the shapes, colors, smells and textures in this stunning array of blooming are reflected in poetry's rhythms, sounds, and images".