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Garden Poetry Walk - Red Butte Garden

*The event has already taken place on this date: Wed, 05/31/2023
Poetry, Inspired By The Natural World. You will find a number of stand-up display poetry boxes scattered throughout the Garden exhibiting both well-known and lesser-known poetry befitting the year-round changing seasons. Look for them along the Floral Walk. From April 1 - May 31, the Garden celebrates National Poetry Month by hosting the poems written by our local poetry contest winners in our poetry boxes. The Poetry Walk is included with regular admission.

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Our 2023 Poetry Contest Winners

  1. "Then Bulbs Will Burst into Bloom” by Stu Nolan
  2. “Winter Speaks to Spring” by Sandra Allen
  3. “Springtime Masterpiece” by Rachelle Kammerman
  4. “Garden Party” by Sondra Bolander
  5. “Between Winter Storms” by Jeffrey Steadman
  6. “Spring” by Evey Mayfield, Youth Poet
  7. “Spring’s Awakening Hour” by Terry Broadbent
  8. “Jewels of Spring” by Roseanne Warren
  9. “The Season of Peace” by Taylor Dayton, Teen Poet
  10. “Dreams of Early Spring” by Lucy Madsen, Teen Poet
  11. “Spring is Here” by Hannah Ross, Youth Poet

If you can't make it to the Garden, read the poems here.

Special thanks to all the talented local poets who entered our poetry contest this year.

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Red Butte Garden


300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States


(801) 585-0556
Contact name: 
Kate Randall, Marketing Associate
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