beauty of roses with poetry, the O.B.
Hardison Poetry Series and the U.S.
Botanic Garden continue BLOOM,
an online poetry workshop that explores the natural world on
Thursday, May 19, at 3pm.
for the workshop is “The Story of a Rose” with Irish poet Jane
Clarke. From the soil to the petal, Clarke and USBG
Horticulturist Adam Pyle will explore the poetic beauty of roses.
Participants will hear Clarke read garden-inspired poetry and learn
from the horticulturalist’s presentation as writers create their
own work. Attendees will take inspiration from the U.S. Botanic
Garden’s rose garden and their own surroundings as well as the
poet’s writing prompts. At the conclusion of the workshop,
participants will write and have the opportunity to share their own
The cost for the
workshop is $75, with a discount for Folger and U.S. Botanic Garden
members and Folger subscribers.
We hope you will
join us and take this unique opportunity to work with a poet, a
horticulturalist, soak in the beauty of roses, all the while
learning more about the flower.
This program is a
collaboration between the Folger Shakespeare Library and the
U.S. Botanic Garden.
Purchase tickets by
clicking below or by contacting the Box Office at 202.544.7077 or
by email at email@example.com.