Poetry Among the Trees: Experiencing the Poems of Mary Oliver

This April, join Sheldrake in celebrating the poetry of Mary Oliver in honor of National Poetry Month, Arbor Day, and Earth Day. Mary Oliver was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet best known for her homage to the natural world. Her poetry–on swans, on kingfishers, on ponds, on trees–has been described as “an excellent antidote for the excesses of civilization.” What better setting to explore these literary works than Sheldrake, where we can directly connect with these awe-inspiring subjects? Through reading, discussion, trail walks, and contemplation, we’ll connect with poetry as an art form, with nature, and with each other.
This program will be led by Larchmont resident Glenna Lee, an educator and certified forest therapy guide.

Please bring a hard-covered notebook and pen/pencil, as well as a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.

Dates: Fridays – April 5-26 (4 sessions)

Times: 1:00-2:15 pm

Ages: Adults

Fee: Members: $110; nonmembers: $125

Please register. Advance registration required.

Cancellation Policy: In the event that Sheldrake should cancel a program, either a makeup will be scheduled or a refund will be issued. Participant cancellation requires a minimum of one week’s notice (in writing to scheduling@sheldrakecenter.org), and (for this program only) a $15 cancellation fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued under other circumstances, including missed sessions.

Poetry Among the Trees: Experiencing the Poems of Mary Oliver


685 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY 10538