New Shoots is a series of four poems produced as part of the Wollongong Botanic Garden’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2021.
The poems connect plants, people, and place. In collaboration with Red Room Poetry, Dakota Feirer, Kirli Saunders and Lillian Rodrigues-Pang wrote and performed poems inspired by the Garden and its annex sites at Mount Keira Summit Park and Puckey’s Estate.
“Mosaic of Secrets”, performed by Dakota Feirer:
“A Haiku Garden Bed”, performed by Dakota Feirer:
“Sun Downs and Seasons”, performed by Kirli Saunders:
“Shinrin-yoku Nature Bathing Healing”, performed by Lillian Rodrigues-Pang:
Poems – Plants – Red Room Poetry – Dakota Feirer – Kirli Saunders – Lillian Rodrigues-Pang – Wollongong Botanical Gardens – Mount Keira Summit Park – Puckey’s Estate
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New Shoots’ Photo Album