Because We Love This Earth: Eco-Poetry for Earth Day

  Dates & times
  • Sat, 04/22/2023 - 2:00pm
  Category Arts & Writing
  Age Groups Adult, Teen


Saturday, April 22, 2023

2:00 PM | In-Person event

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Cathryn Essinger and Betsy Hughes, both award-winning poets and lifelong nature lovers, will read poems about the natural world and environmental challenges. Bring your own earth-loving poems to share at the open mic. Book sale/signing to follow.  

About the Poets

Cathryn Essinger is a retired professor of English, a  member of the Greenville poets, and a resident of Troy, Ohio, where she raises monarch butterflies. She has written 5 books of poetry including Wings or Does the Caterpillar Dream of Flight? and The Apricot and the Moon.

Betsy Hughes is a retired Miami Valley School English teacher, a member of the Wright Library Poets, and a resident of Oakwood. She’s the author of 4 poetry books, including The Sixth Sense of Loss and Forest Bathing.

In partnership with Green Oakwood.

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