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Words in the Woods

Verandah Porche: Words in the Woods

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July 13: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Verandah Porche works as a poet-in-residence, performer, and writing partner. Based in rural Vermont on the notable commune Total Loss Farm, since 1968, she has published Sudden Eden (Verdant Books), The Body’s Symmetry (Harper and Row) and Glancing Off (See Through Books). She has read her work on NPR stations, in the Vermont State House, and at the John Simon Guggenheim Museum. Verandah creates poems for moments and milestones. Commissions include the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Windham and Windsor Housing Trust, and many poems for personal Celebrations. See additional poems here.


Entrance to the park will be covered by Vermont Humanities. Please register in advance to attend this in-person program. Families camping at or otherwise visiting the parks will be able to join the presentations without advance registration.

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This is an accessible event. It take place in a pavilion located a short distance from a parking lot, along a paved road. Please contact us at for information on disability services.

To request a specific accommodation for this event please contact us by Friday, June 28th.


July 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Jacob Pelletier


Molly Stark State Park
705 Route 9 East
Wilmington, 05363 United States
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