American Players Theatre
5950 Golf Course Road
P.O. Box 819
Spring Green, WI 53588
Box Office: 608-588-2361
Below you'll find a selection of the poems and poets included in "If These Trees Could Talk."
Waiting. Wondering. Wishing. Being.
When Did You First Find Here and Meet this Place?
What Can You Offer at the Edge of Everything?
You Should! You Must!
Ismeji (Isabella LeBlanc, Melisa Pereyra, James DeVita)
There Once Was a Road I walked.
Why Speak of the End of the World?
Thoughts Stop by Like Summer Guests (Adapted from the Rumi)
What Might Love Be?
Everything Happens for a Reason
I Tried to Write Something
Bless this Land
William Cullen Bryant
Inscription for the Entrance of a Wood
A Forest Hymn
A Walk At Sunset
James Weldon Johnson
Deep in the Quiet Woods
Earth, I thank you!
The Way through the Woods (adapted)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
The Oak Leaves
The Bird and the Dew
Georgia Douglas Johnson
When I Rise Up
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Sympathy (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)
*From Split This Rock website: “We encourage you to use and share these poems widely, and ask only that you credit the author and name Split This Rock’s The Quarry: A Social Justice Poetry Database as the source. Please also include a link to the database for any reproduction of poems.
POETS USED FROM SPLIT THIS ROCK:
Lisa Suhair Majaj
A Few Reasons To Oppose the War
In This Place (An American Lyric)
A People’s Historian