Poetry of the Earth Program in East Haven, CT

For Your Information a program called “Poetry of the Earth” is coming up in East Haven, CT that will celebrate our beloved Mrs. Sigourney and her flower poetry.

The Voice of Flowers 7th. ed. 1848
The Voice of Flowers 1848


CONTACT: Fawn Gillespie, Hagaman Memorial Library 203-468-3890 fgillespie@hagamanlibrary.org
East Haven, Connecticut-

Poetry of the Earth- Poet Lydia Huntley Sigourney, (1791-1865) termed flowers, the poetry of the earth and wrote a volume of poetry, Voice of the Flowers. Take a Victorian journey and be introduced to this local poet’s words by organic farmer, floral designer and owner of Trout Lily Farm, Mr. Michael Russo. Mr. Russo will conduct a PowerPoint presentation featuring his Language of Flowers books and Victorian Valentines, highlighting Mrs. Sigourney’s flower themed poetry. May 26th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hagaman Memorial Library 227 Main Street, East Haven, Connecticut.

This program is made possible by a grant from Connecticut Humanities. Connecticut Humanities, a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, supports cultural and historic organizations that tell the state’s stories, build community and enrich lives. For further information, please contact Fawn Gillespie at 203-468-3890.

Take the opportunity to go to this event if you’re in the area. If you’re lucky enough to be able to go, we’d love to know how you enjoyed the evening.

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