Eight student poets from five school districts, including Elaine Llewellyn and Liam Gaugler from Haldane and James D’Abruzzo and Vanja Booth from Garrison, were recognized at a ceremony on Sept. 25 during the Hudson Highlands Land Trust’s River of Words program. The poems were chosen from hundreds of submissions created during River of Words workshops.
Hamza Rajpura (Cornwall); Lily Fraser (Putnam Valley); Elaine Llewellyn (Haldane); organizer Irene O’Garden; James D’Abruzzo (Garrison); Vanja Booth (Garrison); Harry Kirkpatrick (Cornwall); and Anna Collins (Cornwall). Not pictured is Liam Gaugler (Haldane).
The poems can be read through Nov. 13 along the Poetry Trail, a temporary installation at the Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall.
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